My Best Book of Weather

My Best Book of Weather

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The weather affects us all and can change suddenly and dramatically wherever you are in the world - up a mountain, out at sea or in a city centre. This introduction to the weather, seasons and climate covers topics from rain, snow and fog, to forecasting and the climate in crisis. It also features illustrations of types of cloud, climatic zones and the water cycles and dramatic facts about storms typhoons, twisters and giant hailstones.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 31 pages
  • 234 x 274 x 10mm | 421.84g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • colour illustrations, glossary, index
  • 0753405415
  • 9780753405413

About Simon Adams

Simon Adams studied at London and Bristol universities, before working as an editor of children's reference books and becoming a full-time writer six years ago. Since then, he has written and contributed to more than 50 books on subjects as varied as the Titanic, World War II, the history of jazz, the countries of the world, volcanoes, and the weather. He lives in London and is a keen cyclist.show more

Table of contents

1 Title; 2-3 Copyright and Contents; 4-5 What is Weather?; 6-7 Weather and Us; 8-9 Weather Through the Ages; 10-11 Climate and Seasons; 12-13 The Power of the Sun; 14-15 When the Wind Blows; 16-17 A World of Water; 18-19 Cloud Cover; 20-21 Electric Skies; 22-23 All Fogged Up; 24-25 Fun in the Snow; 26-27 The Wildest Weather; 28-29 Spectacular Skies; 30 Climate in Crisis; 31 Glossary; 32 Indexshow more