By Lucille Recht Penner; Allen Garns (Illustrator)

Random House Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780375862243, 48pp.

Publication Date: September 22, 2009

"Reading on your own"
One moment, it is sunny and calm. The next moment, a whirling black funnel cloud touches down. Take cover It's a twister
This classic Step into Reading science title is brimming with facts about tornadoes and hurricanes. Whether kids are interested in the science of how they form, the history of famous storms, or offbeat stories like the tornado that picked up hundreds of fish and dropped them on a town, they ll find it in "Twisters ," now with all-new illustrations and photographs throughout.

About the Author
Lucille Recht Penner is the author of many books for children, including "Dragons and Unicorns," two other titles in the series.

Garns is a freelance illustrator.