In a Nutshell
Learn about the Earth in a fun way with this Horrible Geography set, featuring 12 books covering topics from oceans to earthquakes
- 12 books in a set
- Publisher: Scholastic
Titles in this Set
How to survive when things get horrible! Want to know: how to cope with a killer croc? Why you shouldn’t turn your back on a tiger? What to do if a shark bumps into you? This title is presented with wild animal facts, life-saving tips and heart-stopping survival stories.
Where in the world can you: Find red-hot volcanic rocks the size of cars? Visit geysers that could boil you alive? Sniff some stinky sulphur?
Where in the world can you: watch tornadoes that rip houses from the ground? meet the man struck by lightning seven times? and, see frozen turtles fall from the sky?
Where in the world can you: Peer over the edge of a roaring waterfall? Come face-to-face with a peckish piranha? Go white-water rafting through hair-raising rapids?
“Perishing Poles” takes the young reader on a perilous voyage to the polar regions. Along the way they will encounter savage snowstorms, enormous icebergs, and hungry polar bears.
Horrible Geography takes you under the sea with Odious Oceans. Discover where in the world you can tuck into a poisonous pufferfish, spot some perilous pirates and explore the savage seabed! Filled with hilarious illustrations by Mike Phillips, Horrible Geography is the perfect escapism from miserable maps, rotten rock piles and dire diagrams.
Monster Lakes sweeps young readers along on a tour of the world’s most fascinating lakes. They can explore a volcanic crater lake meet scuba-diving spiders, and hunt monsters from the deep.
Freaky Peaks takes the intrepid young explorer on a thrilling tour of the tallest mountains - from Everest to Kilimanjaro - encountering many dangers along the way, including glaciers, yetis, and avalanches.
Evil earthquakes that bury whole towns and shake the world’s greatest cities to bits. It’s your turn to be shaken up as you see how they work! Find out how to predict earthquakes, how scientists prepare for them.. and what really goes on under the Earth’s crust when an earthquake hits.
Where in the world can you: Spot sand dunes that bury whole villages? Discover some deadly desert wildlife? Follow in the footsteps of daring desert explorers?
Wave goodbye to your dusty classroom and head for the cracking coast! Scream as you surf huge breakers! Dive to eerie drowned cities! Shudder at the spooky Skeleton Coast! And if that’s not cracking enough for you, visit the eerie lighthouse where the lights suddenly go out.
Freaky Peaks takes the intrepid young explorer on a thrilling tour of the tallest mountains - from Everest to Kilimanjaro - encountering many dangers along the way, including glaciers, yetis, and avalanches. With a brand-new cover design, text updates and an added extra-horrible index, it’s geography with even more gritty bits left in!
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