The Scholastic Science Readers "TM" series was created especially to bring exciting nonfiction to beginning readers. Each book combines easy-to-read text with outstanding photographs to give kids an introduction to a favorite topic. With consultation from a reading specialist and child psychologist, the texts have been clearly leveled to match developing skills. Every book has been carefully reviewed by an expert in the field for scientific accuracy and includes an easy activity that a child can do for further exploration.Outstanding photography brings nature alive in these full-color books. "Take a Look" boxes give kids a special look at the inside of a wolf's den or a close-up of a bat's fur.A look at volcanoes of the past and present, how and why they erupt, and the scientists who study them. Dramatic photographs show everything from erupting volcanoes to seismograph readings.Wood, Lily is the author of 'Volcanoes', published 2001 under ISBN 9780439295857 and ISBN 0439295858.