Join award-winning science writer Seymour Simon in this picture book introduction to storms! With clear, simple text and stunning full-color photographs, readers will learn all about the fascinating phenomenon that is a storm in this informative picture book! This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 6 to 8. It’s a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.
Sixteen million storms occur every year, all around the world. Some drop more than 125 million gallons of water in just twenty minutes. Others give off more electrical energy than a city uses in a week.
Perfect for young scientists’ school reports, this book supports the Common Core State Standards.
"A succinct, informative essay illuminated by magnificent photographs. The stunning visual portrayal of storms, accompanied by impressive factual data and clear explanations in crisp prose, is truly compelling." —Horn Book.
Check out these other Seymour Simon books about Weather:
- Global Warming
About the Author
Seymour Simon has been called “the dean of the [children’s science book] field” by the New York Times. He has written more than 300 books for young readers and has received the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to children’s science literature, the Science Books & Films Key Award for Excellence in Science Books, the Empire State Award for excellence in literature for young people, and the Educational Paperback Association Jeremiah Ludington Award. He and his wife, Liz, live in Columbia County in Upstate New York. You can visit him online at www.seymoursimon.com, where students can post on the “Seymour Science Blog” and educators can download a free four-page teacher guide to accompany this book, putting it in context with Common Core objectives. Join the growing legion of @seymoursimon fans on Twitter!