The Science of a Hurricane
by Johanna Wagstaffe, ills. Julie McLaughlin
Pub Date 18 Feb 2020
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Follow our little cloud on an adventure through the sky and learn the science behind how it transforms from a simple cumulus cloud to a full-blown hurricane. Beautifully detailed illustrations from award-winning artist Julie McLaughlin integrate science with storytelling. Children will enjoy finding new gems of information even after several reads, thanks to a whimsical and rich layout. And meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe weaves a comprehensive narrative about a powerful weather system that’s so compelling readers won’t even realize they are on their way to becoming budding meteorologists.
“Simple primary narrative...Cheery, digitally collaged illustrations add even more information...clear enough for early weather watchers.”—Kirkus Reviews
“This little book is a good investment in introductory knowledge about an intriguing meteorological phenomenon. With the basic information provided by Little Cloud, kids will be better equipped to understand and become involved in a fascinating branch of science. Highly Recommended.”—CM: Canadian Review of Materials