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The Ultimate Interactive Guide to Natural Disasters features all types of remarkable and destructive natural events, from mudslides and floods to massive earthquakes and avalanches. Learn how lightning storms and hurricanes are formed, discover the science behind seismic shifts that trigger earth movements, and get a preview of the future of weather-related research. With flaps, pull tabs, and cardstock models included, this is a complete guide to learning about the wild world of natural disasters.
Ian Graham is a highly experienced author having written over 180 illustrated non-fiction books and contributed many articles for magazines. After completing a BSc. in applied physics he took a postgraduate diploma in Journalism at City University, London. He began work as an editor before setting up a freelance business writing and editing, this included editing the magazine Space Voyager. His professional interests include, amongst other things, spaceflight and aviation. Ian now lives in Norfolk in the UK.
Sebastian Quigley was brought up on the South Coast of England and moved to London to study industrial design. After earning his degree, he moved into the field of illustration, specializing in the airbrush and concentrating on the subjects of space and technical illustration. A few years ago, the airbrush was replaced by a computer, and now almost all his pictures are produced as renders from 3D computer modeling. He has produced innumerable images for publishers around the world on a vast range of subjects from dinosaurs to anatomy, geology to shipwrecks, but space has always remained s firm favorite. He continues to live in London, with his family and has a passion for snow and water sports.
Nicholas Forder is a children's author and illustrator who specialises in wildlife illustration.