Fact-hungry readers will discover exploding volcanoes, sizzling stars and fire-breathing dragons, rivers of fire, hot-air balloons and camels . . . there are more fascinating facts in The Hot Book to make you sweat! This stunning series is packed with cross-curricular information, case studies and dazzling photography and there is also a quiz, further reading section, a glossary and a comprehensive index, making this an ideal reference book for children aged 7+ that is both engaging and thought provoking. The perfect companion to The Cold Book. Expert author Dr Mike Goldsmith was formerly Head of Acoustics at the UK's National Physical Laboratory. Mike has written more than 40 science books for children and adults, which have been published in more than 28 countries. His books have been shortlisted for the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize twice. Miranda Smith has written and edited information books and articles for children and adults on a variety of subjects. Like the children she writes for, she likes to explore and find out about new things. In the last year, she has visited Peru's Macchu Picchu and jumped out of an aeroplane, and is currently deciding how to relate these to her writing and what to do next!
Publisher: Egmont UK Ltd
Number of pages: 48
Weight: 481 g
Dimensions: 281 x 252 x 8 mm
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