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Earth shattering events / written by Robin Jacobs ; illustrated by Sophie Williams.

Jacobs, Robin, (author.). Williams, Sophie, (illustrator.). Jacobs, Robin, (author.).

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Town of Plymouth.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Pease Public Library J 551 JACOBS 34598000872542 Children's New Books Display Checked out 12/15/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781908714701
  • ISBN: 1908714700
  • Physical Description: 96 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm.
  • Publisher: London : Cicada Books, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Geological disasters -- Earthquakes -- Tsunamis -- Volcanoes -- Avalanches -- Meteorological disasters -- Tropical cyclones -- Tornadoes -- Blizzards and hailstorms -- Wildfires -- Climate change and natural disasters.
Summary, etc.:
We humans take our domination of the planet for granted, but sometimes nature reminds us that this is an illusion. Tectonics rip open the earth, vast waves sweep away coastal towns, magma spews from volcanoes and hurricanes lay waste to entire countries. This book explores nature at its most destructive. Clear, coherent explanations break down the science behind phenomena including hurricanes, tornadoes, avalanches, earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanoes, alongside fascinating facts about the biggest and the worst. Informative, accessible illustrations by Sophie Williams make this so much more than your standard geography book.
Subject: Natural disasters > Juvenile literature.
Weather > Juvenile literature.
Natural disasters.
Genre: Juvenile works.

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