The Field Guide to Natural Phenomena: a book review

    
The Field Guide to Natural Phenomena [Wonders] by Keith Heidorn and Ian Whitelaw (2010)

The Field Guide to Natural Phenomena [Wonders], subtitled The Secret World of Optical, Atmospheric and Celestial Phenomena (this book by Keith Heidorn and Ian Whitelaw seems to have two alternate main titles) describes and explains a range of natural phenomena that one is likely to meet. One might meet them while taking a long drive, for example. Included in the book are brief discussions of geysers, tides, clouds, mirages, meteors, waterspouts, rainbows, sundogs, aurorae, and much more.


Waterspout, moon, aurora, double rainbow, and sundogs (image credits: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

This is a great little book, and well-illustrated. Families interested in teaching children about science might like to keep a copy in the family vehicle.

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The Field Guide to Natural Phenomena [Wonders] by Keith Heidorn and Ian Whitelaw: 4 stars

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