Tornado Alert

Paperback | March 16, 1990

byFRANKLYN M. BRANLEY

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‘Branley explains these powerful storms in simple terms young children can understand. He describes the funnel cloud and how it forms and [tells] what to do during a tornado. The book ends on a comfortable note, that the idea is not to panic but to know what to do to ensure safety.’ —BL.

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In a clear and nonthreatening way, Franklyn M. Branley discusses where, when, and how a tornado develops and what happens during one, and outlines measuresreaders can take to keep themselves safe if caught near one.

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‘Branley explains these powerful storms in simple terms young children can understand. He describes the funnel cloud and how it forms and [tells] what to do during a tornado. The book ends on a comfortable note, that the idea is not to panic but to know what to do to ensure safety.’ —BL. A Reading Rainbow Selection

Franklyn M. Branley was Astronomer Emeritus and former Chairman of the American Museum-Hayden Planetarium. In 1960, he originated the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. Dr. Branley was the author of over 150 science books for children.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 6.88 × 8.88 × 0.07 inPublished:March 16, 1990Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064450945

ISBN - 13:9780064450942

Appropriate for ages: 4 - 8

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In a clear and nonthreatening way, Franklyn M. Branley discusses where, when, and how a tornado develops and what happens during one, and outlines measuresreaders can take to keep themselves safe if caught near one.