Inside Lightning by Melissa Stewart


Inside Lightning by Melissa Stewart

This title is suitable for children aged 8 to 12 years old. Bright. Beautiful. Dramatic. Dangerous. Lightning is all this and more. Inside Lightning reveals the truth about this mysterious force of nature. Find out where and when it strikes, follow its formation from cloud to ground, see incredible photos of lightning flashes on earth and beyond, watch lightning scientists at work and hear stories from those who have come face-to-face with lightning's awesome power. It includes safety tips.


Praise for other INSIDE books: The illustrations in these cool series titles are enhanced by 10 large gatefolds that allow kids to dig deeper into the topics and enjoy amazing illustrations. [T]hese books are entertaining enough to draw in reluctant readers and packed with enough information to attract kids who are familiar with the topics. -- School Library Journal

Dinosaurs is sure to fascinate . . . with plenty of riveting details and awesome art by the anatomical illustrator of the American Museum of Natural History. -- School Library Journal

Hurricanes has eye-catching photographs, clear information, and heart-stopping first-person narratives. -- School Library Journal

Inside Tornadoes

This visually tempting title . . . with the clear explanations . . . [is] thoughtfully designed. -- Kirkus

About the Author

Melissa Stewart is the award-winning author of more than 100 science books for children. She serves on the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators' board of advisors and is a judge for the American Institute of Physics Children's Science Writing Award. She lives in Acton, Massachusetts, with her husband. To learn more about Melissa, please visit her website:

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48 pages
Interest Age: 8-12


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Publication date

7th November 2011



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