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Eric Sloane's Weather Book
by Eric Sloane




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Amateur weather forecasters (which includes just about everyone) will find this volume an informative and entertaining account of the why and how of the weather. -- The Nation
In simple language, Eric Sloane explains the whys and wherefores of weather and weather forecasting -- and does it in a style that's universally appealing.
With humor and common sense shining through in a book that's also lively and informative, Sloane shows readers how to predict the weather by reading such natural phenomena as winds, skies, and animal sounds. This beautifully illustrated and practical treasure trove of climate lore will enlighten outdoorsmen, farmers, sailors, and anyone else who has ever wondered what a large halo around the moon means, why birds sit it out before a storm, and whether or not to take an umbrella when leaving the house.

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Overview

Amateur weather forecasters (which includes just about everyone) will find this volume an informative and entertaining account of the why and how of the weather. -- The Nation
In simple language, Eric Sloane explains the whys and wherefores of weather and weather forecasting -- and does it in a style that's universally appealing.
With humor and common sense shining through in a book that's also lively and informative, Sloane shows readers how to predict the weather by reading such natural phenomena as winds, skies, and animal sounds. This beautifully illustrated and practical treasure trove of climate lore will enlighten outdoorsmen, farmers, sailors, and anyone else who has ever wondered what a large halo around the moon means, why birds sit it out before a storm, and whether or not to take an umbrella when leaving the house.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780486443577
  • ISBN-10: 0486443574
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publish Date: December 2005
  • Page Count: 90
  • Dimensions: 10.8 x 8.2 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds


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