What is Lightning?
How hot is a bolt of lightning as it flashes across the sky? Are the deep booms and rumbles of thunder really made by air? Are there different kinds of lightning? And how can there be electricity inside a cloud? Young readers will find out as they learn all about lightning and the heavy, dark thunderclouds it comes from. Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of an early elementary audience, this colorful, fact-filled title gives readers a chance not only to learn, but also to develop their powers of observation and critical thinking. With its stunning photographs and surprising, high-interest facts, the book makes learning about this dramatic weather phenomenon a lively and engaging experience.