Dangerous Planet by Bryn Barnard
Natural Disasters That Changed History

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Did a meteorite wipe out the dinosaurs and allow for human evolution? Did an earthquake usher in the rise of Greek civilization? Did a snowstorm help create the New York subway? The answer to all these questions is a resounding yes! Over and over again, natural disasters have influenced the course of human history in ways great and small. From the Great Fire of London to the Great Kanto Quake, Bryn Barnard describes ten key moments when natural disasters have played a significant role in shaping our history. Highlighted with vivid and meticulously researched illustrations, Dangerous Planet demonstrates the mighty force of planet Earth–and the role humanity must play in its survival
 

About Bryn Barnard

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Bryn Barnard has illustrated many books for children and has reconstructed numerous natural disasters for Time-Life and the National Geographic Society.
 
Published November 28, 2012 by Crown Books for Young Readers. 48 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math. Fiction

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