When will it next snow? This hands-on guide with opening flaps and pop-ups gives masses of information about how different weather conditions come about. Where does rain come from? Why does the wind blow? What is a climate? Answers to these and more are packed into visually entertaining spreads which are full of information.
Why do hurricanes happen? What is a tornado? Why does it snow? Answering these
questions and many more, this book is an entertaining exploration of the world’s weather and climate, with bright, friendly illustrations and accessible, absorbing text.
Praise for How the World Works:
“Not only ambitious but also remarkably successful… an appealing book containing fundamental knowledge about the world to which every child should have access.”
– Geographical, the magazine of the Royal Geographical Society
|Publication date:||1st January 2011|
|Suitable for:||5+ readers, 7+ readers|
|Genres:||Natural History, Reference Books|
|Recommendations:||Books of the Month|
"I was born in a beautiful part of the world, Quebec City, Canada. From a very young age, I was passionate about the environment and writing books for children has always been my dream. I studied geography at university and then completed a Masters Degree in Education. For four years, I lectured at Laval University, working with primary schools and introducing teacher trainees to geography and environmental issues. In 1987, I obtained a scholarship to carry out a PhD in environmental education in the UK and England became my new home. When I completed my PhD, the National Curriculum was being ...More About Christiane Dorion
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