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This title looks at the violent, twisting winds that can destroy anything in their path. You will find out where and how they happen and the impact they have on people around the world. How do people cope with these mighty twisters?
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This series uses dramatic aspects and effects of weather to develop geographical skills such as using the correct vocabulary, using maps, plans and secondary sources of information. Each book in the series: looks at what the phenomenon is, where and why it occurs and its effects; emphasises that weather extremes have the same causes as weather that we experience every day; discusses how people defend their homes and adapt their lifestyle to cope; and, contains maps and plans.About the Author:
Catherine Chambers was born in Adelaide, Australia, and was brought up in the UK. She has written about 120 books for children and young adults on all kinds of subjects, including history, biographies, science and the arts.
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Book Description Heinemann Library, 2007. Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. No dust jacket. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,350grams, ISBN:9780431150888. Seller Inventory # 7721334