Discover the extraordinary power of nature in this comprehensive visual encyclopedia with full-color illustrations.Full of fascinating facts and dramatic photography from around the world, and based on the latest research, this is a definitive guide to natural disasters. You'll discover their causes, explore how they unfold, and see for yourself the incredible and inspirational ways in which scientists and rescue workers work together to protect the public. Accessible, entertaining, and authoritative, this comprehensive visual encyclopedia is the perfect introduction to this dramatic and important area of geography. Ideal for readers aged 8+. ABOUT THE SERIES Arcturus Children's Reference Library uses stunning photography, fabulous facts and useful diagrams to introduce a variety of subjects - from the animal kingdom to space. Great to dip into, these reference guides are a staple for any child's bookshelf.
About the Author
Anita Ganeri is an award-winning author of children's books, specializing in geography. Among many other titles, she writes the bestselling Horrible Geography series and is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. Anne Rooney is an award-winning author who writes on science and the history of science for children and adults. Her Dinosaur Atlas was shortlisted for the Royal Young People's Book Award 2018 and won the School Library Association Information Book Award (ages 7-12), 2018. She has a degree and a PhD from Trinity College, Cambridge and has been a Royal Literary Fund Fellow at Newham College, Cambridge. Her books have been translated into 22 languages.