Author(s): Melissa Stewart
This title helps you find out what causes a volcano to blow its top, whether or not they exist in space and much more. It includes ten spectacular gatefolds, plus incredible photos, graphs, maps, diagrams and first-person stories. What causes scorching hot lava to spike through Earth's crust and make a volcano blow its top? Do volcanoes exist in space? What do brave volcanologists learn by climbing right into a volcano's mouth? In the wake of the eruptions by Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull, everyone wants to know! Ten spectacular gatefolds, plus incredible photos, graphs, maps, diagrams and first-person stories, take intrepid young explorers right to the source to find out.
Melissa Stewart has written more than 100 science books for young readers. Visit her website: http://www.melissa-stewart.com