Random House Books for Young Readers, 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 nonfiction books for kids, including Dinosaur Babies and Monster Bugs in Random House's Step into Reading program, and Simon & Schuster's well-reviewed Eating the Plates, on early-American table manners. Two of her titles were named Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Books. She lives in Tucson, Arizona.