The Day the World Exploded: The Earthshaking Catastrophe at Krakatoa - children's picture book adaption
The almighty explosion that destroyed the volcano island of Krakatoa was followed by an immense tsunami that killed more than thirty thousand people. The effects of the waves were felt as far away a...more
I'd rather read a good instructional book intended for children - such as this one w. history and science themes - than an adult-oriented "Whatever Topic for Dummies."
There's nothing condescending in a children's edition, and the simple language is often a thing of beauty.
Iinteresting to read -- and see, through many photos and drawings -- how the 1883 volcano explosion on Krakatoa Island gained fame and notoriety ...more
On a side note, twice now I ...more