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.
Shortlisted for the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize 2012
Winner of the 2012 Louis J. Battan Author's Award K-12 category. Citation: "Uniquely interactive and visually stimulating, their stunning and informative book, "How the Weather Works: A hands-on guide to our changing climate", engages readers of all ages in a variety of atmospheric science topics."
Selected for the 2012 Indiana Science Tradebook Annual Reading List (INSTAR). The INSTAR list has been developed to identify high quality literature for children that can be connected to teaching science standards in the elementary classroom.
". . . easy to follow written explanations, absorbing colourful pages and interactive experiences … This Is a visually exciting book and can entertain as well as inform the young reader." Carousel magazine
"With so much to look at, examine and move, readers never get bogged down by complexity and are able o visualize weather as a dynamic force." wherethebestbooksare.blogspot.com