內容簡介 Why does it rain? How hot is a bolt of lightning? What makes hurricanes happen? Find out with Eyewitness Weather and become an expert on the skies above us. From giant tornadoes to the smallest of snowflakes, discover all about weather conditions and how they are created. Weather we experience every day, as well as extreme weather around the world - such as tropical storms - are explained by detailed illustrations and photography alongside incredible facts and figures. As you look at the world's weather, you'll also learn about the history of meteorology and our obsession with predicting and understanding weather. This is a fun and interactive guide with lots of infographics, statistics, and facts. Whether you're doing a school project or just learning for fun, this is the perfect weather guide and you'll never look at the skies the same way again Awards: 8-time National Council for the Social Studies Award Winner4-time Society for School Librarians International Social Studies Trade Book Award Winner2-time Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Book Award WinnerA Parents' Choice Award Winner
作者介紹 Brian Cosgrove was a member of the Royal Air Force and was awarded the OBE for services to microlight aviation. His passion for flight led to a fascination with meteorology, and he was the author of several books on the subject, including Pilot's Weather, The World of Weather, and Eyewitness: Weather. He died in 2010.