Posts tagged ‘Eyewitness Books’

Angry Earth!

We just received three new titles about the power of natural disasters:

Powerful Earthquakes by Greg Roza.

Some earthquakes are so powerful they change the landscape. Many are so weak people cant feel them. Even with advances in science, seismologists still cant accurately predict when an earthquake will strike. However, we now know a lot more about where an earthquake is likely to occur. In this book, readers will learn about plate tectonics, faults, and seismic waves. They´ll read about historic earthquakes, see photographs of the aftermath, and learn how to prepare for an earthquakes mighty tremors. From Google Books.

Savage Tsunamis by Michael Portman.

Readers will explore about the powerful waves, how to get safe and examples of this phenomena.


Volcano by Susanna Van Rose.

Be an eyewitness to truly terrifying volcanoes exploding with molten lava, and devastating earthquakes that rip apart the landscape and uproot building in an instant.

 

Earthquakes: witness to disaster.

Prepare to be amazed by the words and pictures of people who have seen the Earth for what it is – the living, changing, ever-fascinating planet we humans call home.

 

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October 8, 2012 at 8:56 am Leave a comment

Cowboy by David H. Murdoch.

Here is a spectacular and informative look at the fascinating lives of cowboys from around the world. Stunning real-life photographs of horses and cattle and branding irons and lariats offer a unique eyewitness view of life on the range.

September 5, 2012 at 12:39 pm Leave a comment

Animal by Tom Jackson.

For the first time in one Eyewitness book, survey the entire, awe-inspiring breadth of the animal kingdom in pin sharp detail, from the lowliest sponges and worms to intelligent apes.

June 21, 2012 at 12:45 pm Leave a comment

Dog by Juliet Clutton-Brock.

Be an eyewitness to the fascinating world of dogs, from the earliest fearsome hunters like the Hyaenodon, to today´s beautiful and diverse breeds that live, work, and play with humans. The history, habits, and domestication of the world’s second favorite pet is described in Dog–how they evolved, how social behavior enables both wild and tame dogs to survive, and how each breed differs from the others. Full-color photographs. From Goodreads.

March 21, 2012 at 10:04 am Leave a comment

Elephant, Reptile, Electricity & Whale Eyewitness Books.

Elephant by Ian Redmond.

Superb color photographs of Asian and African elephants, their living relatives, and reconstructions of their ancestors offer a unique “eyewitness” view of these remarkable animals, their natural history, and relationship with people.

Electricity by Steve Parker.

Be an eyewitness to the world of volts and transformers and find out ho electricity has revolutionized the way we live.

Reptiles by Colin McCarthy.

Stunning real-life photographs of snakes, crocodiles, lizards, and turtles offer a unique view of some of the world´s most curious living creatures, their intriguing characteristics and unusual behavior.

Whale by Vassili Papastavrou.

Explore the amazing world of marine mammals – how species fro whales to dolphins live and communicate, and the myths and legends that surround them.

March 6, 2012 at 1:33 pm 2 comments

Eyewitness Books in Spanish: Guías Visuales.

Three new titles available at Encino Library, they are in Spanish:

Cuerpo humano

Momias

Inventos

November 9, 2011 at 12:12 pm Leave a comment

Shark by Miranda Macquitty.

Be an eyewitness to the fascinating world of some of the most awesome animals on the planet – their behavior and their secret underwater lives. See inside the mouth of a great white. Find out how a shark detects its prey. Discover which shark is the fastest swimmer. And much more!

July 28, 2011 at 1:41 pm 2 comments


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