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Blowing in the wind

Author: Alan Trussell-Cullen; Graham Meadows
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Shortland, ©1991.
Series: Story chest (Auckland, N.Z.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : National government publication : English
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An introduction to wind; how it affects the weather, the landscape and human activity and a description of the various types of wind from jet streams to tornadoes. Suggested level: primary, intermediate secondary.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Government publication, Juvenile audience, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Trussell-Cullen; Graham Meadows
ISBN: 0790104121 9780790104126 079010430X 9780790104300
OCLC Number: 31926844
Notes: Reader for children.
Cover title.
"Distributed in Australia by Rigby Heinemann"--Page 2 of cover.
Port. on inside back cover.
"Read-about"--P [1].
For 10-13 year olds -- School Library Service, Wellington, N.Z.
Description: 31 pages : illustrations (some color), portrait ; 23 cm.
Contents: What is the wind? --
How the wind affects our weather --
The Earth's prevailing winds --
Different types of wind : winds in the upper atmosphere, local winds, land and sea breezes, blizzards, whirlwinds, hurricanes, tornadoes --
How the wind affects the land --
Nature and the wind --
How people use the wind : transportation, energy, recreation.
Series Title: Story chest (Auckland, N.Z.)
Other Titles: Wind
Responsibility: written by Alan Trussell-Cullen ; [photography by Graham Meadows and others].

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An introduction to wind; how it affects the weather, the landscape and human activity and a description of the various types of wind from jet streams to tornadoes. Suggested level: primary, intermediate secondary.

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