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Author Benoit, Peter, 1955-

Title The Krakatau eruption / Peter Benoit.

Publication Info. New York : Children's Press, [2011]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Juvenile Nonfiction  J 959.8022 BEN    AVAILABLE
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Description 48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm
Series True book.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents An amazing explosion : what makes Krakatau a famous volcanic island? -- Events leading up to August 1883 : what was the period just before the big blast like? -- A day of destruction : what exactly happened on August 27, 1883? -- The big truth : back in action: what happened when Krakatau returned to life in the 1920s? -- Other effects of the eruptions : how did the eruptions on Krakatau change climate and geography? -- Keeping an eye on Krakatau : what do scientists think about the 1883 eruptions and future dangers? -- True statistics -- Important words.
Subject Volcanoes -- Indonesia -- Krakatoa -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Krakatoa (Indonesia) -- Eruption, 1883 -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9780531206287 (hardcover)
0531206289 (hardcover)
9780531290279 (softcover)
0531290271 (softcover)
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