Natural Disasters

Natural Disasters : Get Up Close to Earth-shattering Natural Forces

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"Inside Access" takes the reader on an exciting, interactive journey through favourite subjects. With lift-up flaps, superb images and the assistance of an authoritative yet friendly guide, in-depth information is presented in a richly visual and irresistible way. "Natural Disasters" follows Dan Quake, a dynamic expert who flies around the world in search of Earth's most dramatic natural phenomena. The book has global coverage and touches on key curriculum areas, such as meteorology, climate change and plate tectonics. These topics are carefully explained for the younger reader, and a glossary provides clear definitions.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 210 x 255 x 12mm | 420g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • artwork & photographs
  • 0753414201
  • 9780753414200
  • 1,352,294

Table of contents

4-5 Introduction; 6-7 Jigsaw world; 8-9 Shake, rattle and roll; 10-11 Walls of water; 12-13 Volcanic eruptions; 14-15 Studying volcanoes; 16-17 Dangerously dry weather; 18-19 Spreading like... wildfire; 20-21 Water, water... everywhere; 22-23 Chasing twisters; 24-25 Wacky weather; 26-27 Tumbling down; 28-29 Hothouse Earth; 30-31 Glossary and index.show more

About Bill McGuire

Bill McGuire is the Benfield Professor of Geohazards and Director of the Benfield Hazard Research Centre at University College London. He is author or editor of more than 300 books, papers and articles focusing on volcano instability and monitoring, volcanic hazards, natural hazards and environmental change, climate change and global geophysical events. Lyn Stone produces delightful and informative line drawings on a variety of subjects. She was formerly a curator at the Tower of London.show more