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Earthquakes & Tsunamis : Usborne Beginners Series - Emily Bone

Earthquakes & Tsunamis

Usborne Beginners Series

By: Emily Bone, Nathalie Hinrichsen (Illustrator)

Hardcover Published: 1st April 2012
ISBN: 9781409530688
Number Of Pages: 32
For Ages: 4 - 7 years old

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This is a fantastic addition to the popular "Beginners" series, providing an informative introduction to the fascinating world of earthquakes for young readers. There are clear explanations of the science behind different types of earthquakes and their effects, including tsunamis and landslides. This title features real-life earthquakes, and describes how people are kept safe and rescued when disaster strikes. Striking colour photographs and step-by-step illustrations engage readers with the subject matter. This title is developed with a reading expert from Roehampton University to help young readers grow in confidence.

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'No Key Stage 1 classroom should be without the whole set' - The Bookseller; 'Good quality non-fiction for this age group is a real boon and the Usborne Beginners is an excellent series. With its easy reading text, it is ideal for those learning to read who enjoy non-fiction books' - Parents in Touch; 'I can't praise Usborne enough for introducing [internet links] to many of their non-fiction books as it really helps children retain information' - Adventures in Home Schooling; 'The Usborne Beginners series is a beautiful fit for newly independent readers' - Rhino Reads

Shaking earth 3

Moving rock 4

Faults 6

How does it feel? 8

Slipping land 10

City destruction 12

After the quake 14

Helping people 16

Earthquakes at sea 18

Tsunami warning 20

San Francisco shock 22

Staying safe 24

Earthquake drills 26

When will it happen? 28

Glossary 30

Websites to visit 31

Index 32

ISBN: 9781409530688
ISBN-10: 140953068X
Series: Beginners Series
Audience: Children
For Ages: 4 - 7 years old
For Grades: K - 3
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1st April 2012
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 15.6  x 0.7
Weight (kg): 0.17