Shaky Ground Earthquakes by Mary Colson


Shaky Ground Earthquakes by Mary Colson

This book explains what happens when an earthquake strikes. Readers will find out why earthquakes happen and how people can prepare for and survive earthquakes. Case studies of recent earthquakes, including the December 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake which resulted in a tsunami, are examined to both explain the science of earthquakes and to convey the toll they take on people and land. Stunning colour photos, maps, diagrams, and fact boxes make this subject come alive.

About the Author

Mary Colson is a teacher and a writer. She is fascinated by the world and the cultures of different countries, with their unique myths and legends.

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48 pages


Mary Colson
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Publication date

23rd March 2005



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