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Children's Nonfiction Weather

How the Weather Works

A Hands-on Guide to Our Changing Climate

by (author) Christiane Dorion

illustrated by Beverley Young

Candlewick Press
Initial publish date
Feb 2011
Weather, Environmental Science & Ecosystems, Activity Books
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Feb 2011
    List Price

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5


What is a tornado? Why does it snow? How is a hurricane created? Find out in this novelty-packed introduction to our planet’s weather.

Tackling both normal and extreme scenarios, this is an entertaining and enlightening exploration of the world’s weather. With bright, friendly illustrations, plus pop-ups, pull-tabs, and booklets, this interactive book stimulates learning and encourages children to think about how humans can influence the Earth’s climate.

About the authors

Contributor Notes

Christiane Dorion is a writer and educational consultant who has taught about sustainable development for more than twenty years. She lives in England.

Beverley Young has exhibited paintings in galleries throughout England. She lives in England.

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Other titles by Beverley Young