Absolute Expert (Hardcover)
National Geographic Children's Books, 9781426331428, 112pp.
Publication Date: August 21, 2018
Other Editions of This Title:
Library Binding (8/21/2018)
Plunge deep beneath Earth's crust to find out how volcanoes form. Get up close to clouds of ash and molten lava. Learn about the biggest, most extreme volcanic eruptions to date. On the hunt for incredible volcanoes, you'll travel around the globe, dive into the depths of the oceans, journey into space...and so much more!
History's most famous volcanic eruptions are all included: Mount Vesuvus, Mauna Loa, Stromboli, Mount Etna, Olympus Mons, and more. With special features, sidebars, wacky trivia, and more, it's the ultimate book to help YOU become an absolute expert on one of your favorite subjects.
About the Author
Contributor and expert ARIANNA SOLDATI was born in Milan, Italy. By the time she turned three, she was already hooked on volcanoes -- and she still is! She is now a Ph.D. candidate, a.k.a. a volcanologist in training, at the University of Missouri. While studying lava flows, Soldati got the chance to do extensive field work all over the world (from California to Central America to the Indian Ocean), sometimes witnessing volcanic eruptions as they occurred. She also spends a lot of time in the laboratory making her own lava (aka remelting rock samples) and sharing her findings with both other scientists and the general public.