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Little Cloud: The Science of a Hurricane

Written by Johanna Wagstaffe and illustrated by Julie McLaughlin
Published by Orca Book Publisher
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Target Age
32
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Publisher Summary

This STEM-based picture book follows the origin of a hurricane, from a little cloud to a life-threatening storm.

Follow our little cloud on an adventure through the sky and learn the science behind how it transforms from a simple cumulus cloud to a full-blown hurricane. Beautifully detailed illustrations from award-winning artist Julie McLaughlin integrate science with storytelling. Children will enjoy finding new gems of information even after several reads, thanks to a whimsical and rich layout. And meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe weaves a comprehensive narrative about a powerful weather system that’s so compelling readers won’t even realize they are on their way to becoming budding meteorologists.

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Who Wrote Little Cloud: The Science of a Hurricane

author
Johanna Wagstaffe

Johanna Wagstaffe is the meteorologist and science host for CBC Vancouver and CBC News Network. With a background in seismology, geophysics and earth science, Johanna has covered a wide range of science stories, from the 2016 Fort McMurray wildfire and the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami to the Paris Climate Change Conference. She lives in Vancouver.

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Who Illustrated Little Cloud: The Science of a Hurricane

illustrator
Julie McLaughlin

Julie McLaughlin is an award-winning illustrator whose work includes commissions for editorial, advertising and publishing clients from around the world. Her previous books have been nominated for several awards, and she won the 2015 Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction for Why We Live Where We Live (OwlKids). Julie grew up on the Prairies and now resides on Vancouver Island.

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
145982184X
ISBN 13:
9781459821842
Publication Date:
January 1, 1900