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Dreadful droughts

Author: Louise Spilsbury; Richard Spilsbury
Publisher: Oxford : Heinemann Library, 2003.
Series: Awesome forces of nature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the causes and effects of droughts and ways to prevent future disasters involving drought. Suggested level: primary.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Spilsbury; Richard Spilsbury
ISBN: 0431178291 9780431178295 0431178577 9780431178578
OCLC Number: 52357219
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: What is a drought? --
What causes droughts? --
Where do droughts happen? --
What happens in a drought? --
Case study: Eastern Australia, 1994 --
Who helps when droughts happen? --
Case study: United States, 2002 --
Can droughts be predicted? --
Can people prepare for droughts? --
Case study: Ethiopia, 1997 to 2002 --
Can droughts be prevented? --
Severe droughts of the twentieth century.
Series Title: Awesome forces of nature.
Responsibility: Louise and Richard Spilsbury.

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