This book takes readers on a whirlwind tour of our planets weather and climate. 30 key topics explore and explain the how and why of our global weather and its effects, from atmospheric influences, the seasons, and climate zones to extreme events, forecasting, and global warming. Each topic is presented in a neat 30-second soundbite, supported by a 3-second flash summary and a full-page colourful artwork. Fun active missions support the topics and encourage kids to find out more. With stunning artwork, the attention-grabbing format is engaging and immediate, introducing readers aged from 8 up to this fascinating subject that affects all our lives.
This is Book 1 in the Kids 30 Second Series. See all Kids 30 Second books here.
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Jen Green received a doctorate from the University of Sussex 'Dept of English and American Studies' in 1982. She worked in publishing for 15 years and is now a full-time writer, who has written over 150 books for children. Her book 'Your Feelings: I'm Special' was short-listed for the NASEN Special Needs Award.More about Dr Jen Green
John Brewer is Professor of Sport at the University of Bedfordshire in the UK. A 15-time London marathon runner himself, he wrote the official London 2012 Training Guide to athletic track events and is a regular columnist for Running Fitness magazine.More about Tom Woolley