National Geographic Kids Everything Volcanoes and Earthquakes explodes with incredible photos and amazing facts about the awesome powers of nature. You'll find out that three-quarters of Earth's volcanoes are underwater, that an earthquake in Chile shortened the day by 1.26 milliseconds, and much more. Bursting with fascinating information about the biggest volcanic eruptions and earth-shattering earthquakes, this book takes a fun approach to science, introducing kids to plate tectonics and the tumultuous forces brewing beneath the Earth's surface. Filled with fabulous photos and peppered with great facts, this is a must-have for all young nature lovers, sure to satisfy kids' curiosity about natural disasters and the powers of nature.
About the Author
Kathy Furgang started her editorial career working as an intern at the Children's Television Workshop Magazine Group before moving on to Random House Children's Books and then McGraw-Hill Education. She is now a full-time freelance writer and editor who specializes in the K–8 educational markets in the areas of science, language arts, social studies, math, and ELL. For National Geographic Kids, Kathy has written Everything Weather and Everything Money.