The Cloudspotter's Guide: The Science, History, and Culture of Clouds by Gavin Pretor-Pinney
Features a study of clouds and captures the character of these natural phenomena while discussing the science behind the different types of clouds, what they mean in terms of climate and weather, and their history.
A Cloud a Day: (Cloud Appreciation Society book, Uplifting Positive Gift, Cloud Art book, Daydreamers book) by Gavin Pretor-Pinney
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Cloudspotter and bestselling author Gavin Pretor-Pinney delivers a moment of calm atmospheric contemplation to members of his Cloud Appreciation Society by sharing a cloud image and story every day. A Cloud a Day urges all of us to keep our heads in the clouds with 365 fascinating formations from his extraordinarily popular Cloud Appreciation Society collection. Inspirational quotes and informative cloud facts accompany provocative and meditative images of the sky, encouraging readers to pause for a moment and look up. A beautifully illustrated book, A Cloud a Day makes a wonderful gift for dedicated or erstwhile cloudspotters—as for any of us with our heads lost in them.
Clouds (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1) by Anne Rockwell
Do you ever wake up and wonder what the weather will be? Instead of turning on the TV to find out, you can just look out your window at the clouds. How do you know what type of clouds can forecast a change of weather? Read and find out.
Clouds: How clouds are formed - Cloud classification - Identifying cloud types - Predicting the weather - All you need to know in one concise manual (Concise Manuals) by Storm Dunlop
Publisher: Haynes Publishing UK
Made up of tiny water droplets or ice crystals, and encasing our planet in a protective layer, clouds are an important part of Earth’s weather, and have inspired millions of hours of sky watching around the world. Clouds celebrates every aspect of clouds, including how they are formed, their different types, how they help predict the weather, and how they are transformed by geography, climate and the seasons. Offering a clear scientific explanation to classification and identification, the book will also include cloud myths and legends, quotes from world literature, and beautiful photographs of every kind of cloud, from Cumulonimbus to Stratus. It will also include the truly rare and amazing formations only recently identified, such as Asperitas and the Morning Glory roll cloud. Highly illustrated with directory photographs and beautiful skyscapes, this is a lay person’s guide to understanding, recognising and interpreting clouds, written by astronomer and meteorology expert Storm Dunlop.
Recounts the connected stories of people from the past and the distant future, from a nineteenth-century notary and an investigative journalist in the 1970s to a young man who searches for meaning in a post-apocalyptic world.
The Cloud Collector's Handbook by Gavin Pretor-Pinney
Publisher: Chronicle Books
The perfect incentive for keeping your head in the clouds, The Cloud Collector's Handbook is a whimsical guide to the wonders of the sky. Throughout, author and cloud expert Gavin Pretor-Pinney catalogs a variety of clouds and gives readers points for spotting them and recording their finds. This fun and useful book features gorgeous full-color photographs that showcase a new type of cloud on every spread, from fluffy cumulus to the super rare horseshoe vortex to the wispy noctilucent clouds that hang at the fringes of space. Sure to be a hit with both aspiring and seasoned cloud gazers, this clever handbook will have everyone looking up.
Clouds: Shapes, Forecasting and Fun Trivia about Clouds for Kids by Cody Miller
Publisher: CKB Publishing
Did You Know?* The common cloud is formed from millions of tons of water. * Venus has clouds that are formed from sulfur dioxide.* You can use clouds to help forecast the weather!In Clouds: Shapes, Forecasting and Fun Trivia about Clouds for Kids, you'll discover how clouds create rain and all types of weather. You'll also find out why different cloud shapes form and what they mean, how looking at clouds can help you predict the weather, and why it can easily rain in some places but not others.Photos, illustrations, and fascinating trivia reveal: why clouds change color, how fog is formed, what clouds cause rain and what clouds signal good weather, and much more!Clouds: Shapes, Forecasting and Fun Trivia about Clouds for Kids is for children ages 7-10, with short chapters that both parents and younger children will also enjoy. Find out more about the fascinating world of clouds and weather, and discover an exciting and informative reading experience.
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