Volcanoes by Kathryn Senior


Volcanoes by Kathryn Senior

This is an invaluable introduction to volcanoes, providing a comprehensive overview of the subject including what a volcano is; where volcanoes are found; what kinds of eruptions there are; what animals and plants live around volcanoes; and much more. The title offers an in-depth exploration of the natural world stressing environmental issues. Each spread is headed with a question which is answered in the main text. Each spread has a fact box, which highlights key concepts relating to the main theme. Full-colour illustrations and photographs bring the subject to life. It also contains an 'Amazing Facts' section, a glossary to explain new words used in the main text, an index, and questions and answers that refer the reader back to the text.

About the Author

Kathryn Senior is a former biomedical research scientist who studied at Cambridge University, in England, for a degree in Pathology and a doctorate in microbiology. After four years in research she joined the world of publishing as an editor of children's science books. Dr. Senior is now a freelance writer and editor

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32 pages


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Publication date

1st August 2006



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