Lightning by Seymour SimonLightning by Seymour Simon

Lightning

bySeymour Simon

Paperback | May 23, 2006

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Join award-winning science writer Seymour Simon in this picture book introduction to lightning.

Lightning strikes the earth more than a hundred times every second. It's bright and dramatic, but it happens so fast that we rarely get a chance to see it. Now celebrated children's science writer Seymour Simon gives you an opportunity to take a closer look at lightning with clear explanations of what causes those bright flashes of light in a stormy sky.

With clear, simple text and stunning full-color photographs, readers will learn all about lightning in this informative picture book.

Perfect for young scientists’ school reports, this book supports the Common Core State Standards.

Check out these other Seymour Simon books about weather and natural disasters:

  • Earthquakes
  • Global Warming
  • Hurricanes
  • Storms
  • Tornadoes
  • Weather
  • Wildfires
Seymour Simon has been called "the dean of the [children's science book] field" by theNew York Times. He has written more than 250 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 ...
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Title:LightningFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10 × 10 × 0.18 inPublished:May 23, 2006Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060884355

ISBN - 13:9780060884352

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"The subject is exciting, the information is amazing, and the full-color photographs are riveting, each spectacular picture more exciting than the last." -- "Booklist""The outstandingphotos make Simon's book a striking selection." -- "School Library Journal"