Solving the Mysteries of Cycles, Seasons, and Elements
Why do dogs hate thunder? Is every snowflake really different? Where does wind come from? Naturalist and artist Peggy Kochanoff answers these questions and more in this illustrated guide to solving weather mysteries, for young readers.
From the life cycle of hurricanes to explaining how to properly read a weather forecast, Kochanoff takes readers on a fascinating and entertaining tour of the most common weather patterns in Atlantic Canada and beyond. Packed with detailed and vivid watercolour illustrations and clear answers to creative questions, Be a Weather Detective is the perfect tool for solving the nature mysteries in your own backyard!
Peggy Kochanoff graduated from Cornell University with a degree in vertebrate zoology and spent a summer working at the Central Park Zoo in New York City. She is the author and illustrator of several books for children, including the Be a Nature Detective series. After marriage and travelling, she settled with her husband and two sons on a tree farm in Nova Scotia.