W Is For Wind: Paperback Edition

byPat MichaelsIllustratorMelanie Rose

December 15, 2006|
W Is For Wind: Paperback Edition by Pat Michaels
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Would you like to know the difference between cirrus and cumulus clouds? How much does our atmosphere weigh? W is for Wind: A Weather Alphabet is a swirl of information that answers these questions and many more. Readers will learn that yes, our atmosphere has weight! And if it's sunny, chances are it's heavy. When the atmosphere is lighter, grab your galoshes! W is for Wind is one well-informed children's book from the Sleeping Bear Press family that puts the emphasis on fun and function. It lets children learn all about the weather in a relaxed engaging manner. Professional weatherman and storm tracker Pat Michaels spins the stories on everything from tornadoes and hurricanes to rainbows and evaporation with gusto. His rhymes thunder through the alphabet with excitement and his factual text resonates like the Northern Lights. Readers will turn the pages with lightning quickness to get to the next weather condition and with each page turned they'll be treated to the mystical illustrations of Canadian-born artist Melanie Rose. Perfect in the classroom or the home, W is for Wind captures the love affair we all have with weather. It the perfect complement to a science lesson or to help explain to children what exactly happens when water freezes and much more with easy-to-understand language. Enriching, enlightening and educational could easily be the "E" in this one-of-a-kind weather alphabet book.
Lightning jumping from a 200-foot radio broadcast tower and dancing into the studio was enough to jumpstart Pat's career in weather. When he was just 15, Pat worked at a radio station in southern Georgia that was knocked off the air more than once by lightning. As a meteorologist, Pat has tracked many storms, once reporting from the in...
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Title:W Is For Wind: Paperback EditionFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:40 pages, 11 X 10 X 0.15 inShipping dimensions:40 pages, 11 X 10 X 0.15 inPublished:December 15, 2006Publisher:Cherry Lake PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1585363308

ISBN - 13:9781585363308

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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