“This is a look at all four seasons, as observed, recorded and predicted by experts at a weather station. . . . There is more information here than can be digested in one reading, which is why adults sharing this book with children may walk away enlightened, too”.—Publishers Weekly. Full color.
Will I need my umbrella?
Is it a good day for the beach?
Will school close because of snow?
These are the questions weather forecasters answer every day. They can tell us what the weather is doing at any time of the day or night. But how do they do it?
“Weather Forecasting” tells how. With straightforward text and colorful pictures, this behind-the-scenes look at a modern weather station answers basic questions kids ask most, and makes weather forecasting more fun and accessible than ever.
, author of more than one hundred books, is the winner of the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Award for her overall contribution to children's nonfiction literature. Called a “master of picture book nonfiction” by ALA Booklist, Ms. Gibbons has a special talent for making complex subjects understandable and entertaining for young readers.