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Snow and Blizzards

Series: Weatherwise

By: Robyn Hardyman (Author)

32 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations

Hodder Wayland Publishers

Paperback | Jun 2014 | #218309 | ISBN-13: 9780750281447
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NHBS Price: £8.99 $11/€11 approx
Hardback | May 2009 | #218310 | ISBN-13: 9780750256766
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About this book

Weatherwise looks at wind, sunshine, rain and snow and how these weather conditions affect people and their lives, such as their homes, transport, clothing and jobs. Snow and Blizzards considers where, and why, snow and blizzards occur around the world. It talks about the difference between snow, sleet and hail, what happens when an avalanche occurs, and the consequenes that these dramatic weather conditions can have on people.


Contents

- What is snow?
- A snowy world
- Snowflakes
- Sleet and hail
- Living with snow
- Dressing for warmth
- Is snow useful?
- What is a blizzard?
- Deadly blizzards
- What is an avalanche?
- What is a whiteout?
- Clearing up
- Measuring melting ice

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Biography

Robyn Hardyman is an experienced writer of non-fiction for children.

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