Freddy the Frogcaster and the Terrible Tornado by Janice Dean


Freddy the Frogcaster and the Terrible Tornado by Janice Dean

Get ready for a whirlwind of adventure with Freddy the Frogcaster when a famous storm chaser visits Lilypad! In her fourth book, well-known meteorologist Janice Dean tackles some scary weather. Freddy the Frogcaster is faced with one of the most ferocious and devastating kinds of weather: the tornado. Young readers will learn all about how big storms occur and produce some of nature's most destructive weather. Chock-full of storm science lessons in the back, children and adults alike will learn valuable life-saving information. As Freddy reminds us, please be prepared and know what to do and where to go when the next bad storm comes your way!


A MUST READ for any child that has expressed interest in weather or science. Period. --Dr. Marshall Shepherd, former President of AMS, Host of Wx Geeks, and Professor at the University of Georgia I wish Janice Dean had written this book when my sister and I worried every summer afternoon about tornadoes on the eastern plains of Colorado. Janice has a way of informing without scaring, and the illustrations are fun for kids and adults alike. --Dana Perino, Co-Host of Fox News Channel's The Five and former White House Press Secretary for President George W. Bush Freddy the Frogcaster does it again! My kids and I love how Janice Dean paints the atmospheric adventure while teaching us how to be weather prepared. --Bob Van Dillen, Meteorologist for HLN's Morning Express with Robin Meade Freddy's a treat and a warm, well-weathered soul! Thank you Janice, for keeping the forecast real AND really fun to learn about! --Neil Cavuto, Senior Vice President, Managing Editor, and Anchor for Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network; Anchor of FNC's Your World and Cavuto on Business and FBN's Cavuto Children interested in weather will love reading about Freddy and the Terrible Tornado. Janice has done a superb job; it is a fun read, teaches science, and gives comfort knowing you will be safe during a tornado if you understand severe weather safety. --James Spann, Chief Meteorologist for ABC 33/40, AMS CBM Recipient, past NWA Broadcaster of the Year, and Host of the podcast WeatherBrains In a lighthearted yet informative way, Freddy the Frogcaster shows us what the moments before severe weather strikes are like for meteorologists and emergency personnel. I'd like to take a ride in the Tadmobile! --Dr. Reed Timmer, Storm Chaser and Meteorologist

About the Author

Janice Dean is the senior meteorologist for the Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network. After joining Fox in January 2004, she covered the busiest hurricane season on record in 2005--which included Hurricanes Rita, Wilma, and Katrina--and led the coverage of Hurricane Sandy in 2012. Janice also reported on one of the worst tornado outbreaks in U.S. history when an EF-5 tornado struck Joplin, Missouri, on May 22, 2011. The storm packed winds in excess of 200 mph and was on the ground for more than 22 miles. Janice is a member of the American Meteorological Society and was awarded the AMS Seal of Approval in 2009. Many Fox viewers know Janice as Janice Dean the Weather Machine, a nickname that was given to her by chief news anchor and managing editor Shepard Smith. Janice resides in New York with her husband and their two sons. RUSS COX is a children's book author and illustrator living in Maine with his wife and three cats. When he doesn't have a book or his sketchbook in hand, he can be found playing the banjo while members of the household cover their ears.

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40 pages
Interest Age: From 4


Janice Dean
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Publication date

12th May 2016



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