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Franklyn M. Branley is one of the co-founders of the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series and the author of close to 150 popular books about scientific topics for young readers of all ages. He is Astronomer Emeritus and former Chairman of the American Museum-Hayden Planetarium.
Dr. Branley lives in Sag Harbor, New York.
True Kelley has illustrated many favorite books for children in her fun-filled watercolor style, including several in the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. She and the author previously collaborated on What Makes a Magnet? and What the Moon is Like?
True Kelley lives in Warner, New Hampshire.
Understanding weather is valuable to all of us. We need to know when weather can be calm and beautiful and when to run to a safe place.Published 1 month ago by Celia E. Graham
My nephew (6 years) loved this book. There was one part that was a bit scary (there's a two-page picture talking about how people used to think it was gods that caused storms). Read morePublished 8 months ago by Kelly
My review is of the original 1964 Ed Emberley illustrated edition. The current volume for sale has revised text and new illustrations. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Nicola Mansfield
While I think children should know facts so they understand and can think safety first. The wording "kill them"
Can be quite freighting. Read more
My 5 year old boy has loved this book for the last two years. He first checked it out at school and we finally bought the current version. Read morePublished 14 months ago by 2Boys
I bought this for my 7 year old and it's a bit complicated for him, both to read and to listen to. For a Level 2, it's surprisingly complicated, not that that's a bad thing, per... Read morePublished 15 months ago by KPM
This book is wonderful for preschoolers to learn about thunder and lightning, how it happens, and precautions we should take during thunderstorms. Read morePublished 19 months ago by V. A. Sawyer
I bought this book for my twin 7 year old girls. They are always asking questions about storms/rain and one is very scared of them. Read morePublished on May 17, 2012 by kz
This is a great book for teaching about weather. Specifically it teaches about thunder and lightning which may puzzle many students and teachers alike. Read morePublished on January 15, 2012 by kch2135