50 Things You Should Know About: Wild Weather by Anna Claybourne


50 Things You Should Know About: Wild Weather by Anna Claybourne

This title shows and explains how our weather works, how it affects our lives and how it shapes our planet. In a country where each new day brings a new climate, see what causes our weather to change from a serene, sunny day, to extreme events such as hurricanes and tornados. This book shows and explains exactly how our weather works, how it affects our lives and how it shapes the world around us. Following on from the immensely successful title on the First World War in 2014, QED is publishing three brand new titles to add to the series. These books are designed to bring each subject matter to life with facts, maps and infographics, whilst succinctly breaking down each area into 50 manageable facts. The three new titles in the 50 Things You Should Know About series are: Wild Weather: 9781784933043 The Human Body: 9781784931346 Prehistoric Britain: 9781784933050


'With all that is presented here - from the basics of air currents to the most extreme, record-breaking weather and much more - you can rest assured I mean that, 'everything'. The picture editors have done a sterling job, too, for the pages have a complete global outlook and the imagery is brilliant.'

? From typhoons and waterspouts to moonbows and sun halos, Anna Claybourne shares some of the incredible weather phenomena and the science behind it from her book The wildest weather - in pictures 'Infographics, diagram and photographs combine to make an enticing book; a book which will leave the reader with a far better understanding of the weather around us, how it originates and the effects it has on our lives. A fascinating read with good explanations and informative for us all, not just children

About the Author

Anna Claybourne

Anna Claybourne is the author of numerous books on the natural world for young readers, including the Usborne Internet-Linked Encyclopedia of Planet Earth, the Survival Skills Handbook and many more. She is also the winner of the Times Educational Supplement Senior Information Book Award for her title The World of Shakespeare which summarised the plays in attractive and digestible synopses. She is also the author of a picture called Where's Will.

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80 pages
Interest Age: From 7


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Publication date

22nd February 2016



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