Hurricanes by Dennis Brindell Fradin, Judy Fradin
  

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Hurricanes by Dennis Brindell Fradin, Judy Fradin

Step into the eye of the storm. Follow the action, from the first news reports of a hurricane called Katrina gathering out at sea, to eyewitness accounts of those who survive the epic devastation she finally wreaks along the Gulf Coast.
Then look back at the history of these catastrophic storms and examine the science of hurricanes. How do they form? Why do they rage through the same regions? Which were the deadliest hurricanes in history? And how can scientists predict their landfall? All the answers are here, in an exciting narrative brought to life with stunning National Geographic photography of storm-ravaged landscapes and cities. The book's informative back matter contains all the facts that report-writers need, and includes a complete list of sources to find out more about this fearsome phenomenon. This season, Hurricanes will score a direct hit with children everywhere.

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Format

Hardback
48 pages

Author

Dennis Brindell Fradin, Judy Fradin
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Publisher

National Geographic Society

Publication date

2nd November 2007

ISBN

9781426201110


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