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Volcano Anita Ganeri

Franklin Watts Ltd
Hardback 32 pages

ISBN:
9780749690519
Size:
12 x 227 x 278mm
Published:
14th May 2009
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Series:
Our Angry Planet
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Overview

Our Angry Planet explores the causes of natural disasters and their effects on people and landscapes

Contents

What Are Volcanoes? Why Do Volcanoes Erupt? Inside A Volcano Shields And Cinders Explosive Volcanoes Mountains and Islands Volcano Destruction Environmental Effects Mud And Flood Living With Volcanoes Human Disaster Rescue And Aid Volcano Science The Ten Most Destructive Volcanoes Glossary Further Information Index

Author

Anita Ganeri is an award-winning author of children's information books. She has been a writer for 20 years, after working in-house for Usborne Publishing and Walker Books. She specialises in the natural world, religion and mythology but is always looking for new challenges. Among her many titles are the best-selling 'Horrible Geography' series for Scholastic Children's Books which won the Blue Peter Book Award for the Best Book with Facts in 2009 and the Tivy Education Medal from the Royal Scottish Geographical Society for an outstanding contribution to geographical education. Anita lives in northern England with her husband, children, dogs and cat. She enjoys reading, walking the Moors, playing tennis and dreaming of winning Wimbledon.

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