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Eyewitness: Volcano & Earthquake

Become an eyewitness to the Earth’s most explosive volcanoes and learn what it’s like to experience an earthquake feels like in this picture-led guide to the hotspots of the world.

This book tells you everything you need to know about the Earth’s most extraordinary natural forces – from active volcanoes, including Kilauea in Hawaii and Mount Etna in Italy, to devastating earthquakes that have hit San Francisco and Japan. Discover how the eruption of Mount Vesuvius devastated the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum but left in its wake remarkably preserved treasures.

Eyewitness Volcano and Earthquake explores how tectonic plates collide, what causes magma to escape from deep inside Earth and why eruptions affect our weather. Learn how scientists predict and measure the magnitude of earthquakes, and find out what a volcanologist does.

Eyewitness Volcano & Earthquake uses a groundbreaking visual layout that makes learning fun for kids aged 9-12. Packed with striking full-color photographs and illustrations of lava flows, pyroclastic clouds, rocks, and precious stones, preserved bodies and petrified objects, and much more along with amazing facts, infographics, statistics, and a timeline to reveal the most devastating volcanoes and earthquakes in history.

DK’s Eyewitness kids books are updated and fact-checked by subject specialists, with brand new first-hand eyewitness accounts throughout from experts in the field. A best-selling series known and trusted for generations, with a fresh new look and up-to-date content.


Pages: 72

Product Size: 8.81 x 11.38 x 0.47 (l x h x w)

Publisher: DK

Ages 9-12