Victor the Volcano by Dougal Jerram


Victor the Volcano by Dougal Jerram

Victor is an island in the Mediterranean Sea with high hopes. He wants to be a volcano and burst with fiery pride, but how? He must go on a journey of discovery to find out the secrets of how volcanoes dance and sing. This tale follows Victor on a colourful and explosive journey that introduces children to the wonderful world of volcanoes and where they are found. Author Dougal Jerram, a Professor in Volcanic Rocks, has used his expertise and passion to bring volcanoes to life for young children. The learning pages in the back of the book include a map of the world showing the continents where the volcanoes that are featured in the book are located and the Inside the Volcano explains the internal workings of a volcano. A great story with a valuable education message for children and a useful guide for both parents and teachers.


A great chance to meet some of the world's most famous volcanoes! - Sir Tony Robinson: actor, writer, TV presenter.

About the Author

Dougal (aka Dr Volcano) has been picking up rocks since as long as he can remember. He has a BSc in Geology and PhD in volcanic rocks. He currently holds a Professor II position at the Centre for Earth Evolution and Dynamics at the University of Oslo and is a CBBC presenter for the science series 'Fierce Earth'. Dougal is passionate about understanding our dynamic blue-green planet and sharing that knowledge in writing, broadcasting and teaching. A keen outdoor enthusiast, he has travelled the world in search of answers to its geological past and its active present, visiting many of the Earth's extreme regions from Antarctica to Africa and beyond.

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36 pages


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Publication date

18th June 2015



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