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The Day the World Exploded: The Earthshaking Catastrophe at Krakatoa


Book Description


Eruptions.

Explosions.

Shock waves.

Tsunamis.

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 as France, and bodies were washed up in Zanzibar.

Today, one hundred and twenty-five y... More
Book Information
PublisherCollins
BindingHardcover (4 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages96
ISBN-10B002ACPMIG
Publication Date05/06/2008
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About Simon Winchester (Author) : Simon Winchester is a published author and a narrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Simon Winchester include The Professor and the Madman, A Crack in the Edge of the World: Ame... more
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About Jason Chin (Illustrator) : Jason Chin is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Jason Chin include Chinese New Year (On My Own Holidays), The Day the World Exploded: The Eart... more
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