Powerful weather, bursting volcanoes, sparkling gemstones, and more will fascinate science and fact-hungry kids. Experience the whirl of a hurricane, dig deep and learn about the rocks that make up our planet, and discover the amazing feeling of a rainstorm. National Geographic Kids brings readers some of their reader's favorite science topics in one convenient package. Fascinating science information is accompanied by wonderful photographs to ensure that kids' natural curiosity is both satisfied AND inspired.
KATHY WEIDNER ZOEHFELD ("Rocks and Minerals") is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, MA, and University of Michigan Ann Arbor where she decided to put her science degrees to work by writing nonfiction books for kids. Since then she has written more than 60 natural science and history books for young readers, and been awarded honors by the NSTA/CBC, NCSS/CBC, the AAAS, the ALA, and the IRA/CBC Children's Choice. ANNE SCHREIBER ("Volcanoes") is a graduate in Science Education from Cornell University and began her career as an elementary school teacher. She wrote the science content for the Magic School Bus television series and more than a dozen books for young children. KRISTIN BAIRD RATTINI ("Weather") has explored subjects ranging from Star Wars to Stonehenge to amazing animal pals. She is a fequent contributor to "National Geographic Kids "magazine. MIRIAM GOIN ("Storms")