Released July 2016 in UK and New Zealand.

DKfindout! Volcanoes teaches kids everything they would want to know about the explosive world of volcanoes. With beautiful photography, lively illustrations, and key curriculum information. The DKfindout! series will satisfy any child who is eager to learn and acquire facts - and keep them coming back for more! DKfindout! Volcanoes is packed with fun facts for kids, quizzes and amazing photography. Discover what the biggest volcano in the solar system is, and which type of lava is the stickiest. Covering key curriculum knowledge, such as the structure of a volcano, and fast facts, such as 'how hot is lava?' kids of all ages will love finding out about volcanoes.


ISBN: 9780241250242
RRP $17.99 64 pages
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley,
Penguin Random House
New Zealand
Ages: 7 years +

Available in all New Zealand
bookshops July 2016 onwards

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Journal Note

Every author dreams of receiving emails from publishers ASKING them to write a book for them. In November 2015, I had that letter.

Dorling Kindersley had noticed I had written several volcano books and wondered if I had time to write one for them. I wrote the book over the Christmas school holidays.

You would think after writing four volcano books I would find it boring writing another. Not so. I learnt about volcanoes in Africa, South America, Europe, underwater and even in Outer Space.

I discovered the biggest volcano on our planet was off the coast of Japan deep underwater, but the biggest volcano in our solar system was in … You’ll have to read to find out.

Stunning photographs – over 200 images and diagrams decorate the book. A great book for kids or adults who love volcanoes or just absorbing interesting information.


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