Earthshattering Events!: The Science Behind Natural Disasters (Hardback)
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Earthshattering Events!: The Science Behind Natural Disasters (Hardback)

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Hardback 64 Pages
Published: 24/10/2019
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We often get asked about books to support the ‘Awesome Earth’ or ‘Natural Disasters’ topics for KS2 and we think we may have just found the perfect one. -- Books for Topics

Featuring clear information about a comprehensive range of events, this colourful and fascinating guide is a real eye-opener. -- BookTrust

An atlas of the most extreme meteorological and geological disasters that nature has to offer!

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.

Publisher: Cicada Books Limited
ISBN: 9781908714701
Number of pages: 64
Weight: 780 g
Dimensions: 300 x 240 mm


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'With appealing, colourful cartoon-style illustrations, ‘Earth Shattering Events’ is an amazing read, full of fascinating facts, which also reminds the reader of how we take our planet for granted. ' - North Somerset Book Awards

'Earth-Shattering Events is anything but a light touch, providing fascinating insights into areas of science that aren't often covered in such exquisite detail in natural history books. Authoritatively written with fantastic colourful and engaging illustrations, it's a brilliant book for home or school projects.' - Read it Daddy

'Get Kids Into Books - I really liked the clear, uncluttered layout. The explanations are easy to understand and there’s lots of really interesting information. A feature of each chapter that my son and I particularly enjoyed reading was the advice in the ‘What to do in a …’ section. Earth Shattering Events expertly conveys the sheer power and destructive force of nature. It’s an eye-opening book and reminds us of our fragility. Rating: ' - Get Kids Into Books

'A striking reminder of the enormity of nature. An eye-opening read & on which explores the science behind earthquakes, tsunamis, wildfires & much more.' - Picture Books Blogger

'This is an incredibly well thought out book. Many children are fascinated by intense weather and storms. This will appeal to future scientists, meteorologists or anyone interested in disastrous events. High five to Cicada Books for publishing these brilliant books!' - My Shelves Are Full

'Earth Shattering Events! is one of those books that perfectly balances both the needs of the child, and the wants of the adult; it’s fun, educational and equally entertaining to people big and small.' - The Association of Illustrators

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