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The Resource The day the world exploded : the earthshaking catastrophe at Krakatoa, Simon Winchester ; adaptation by Dwight Jon Zimmerman ; [illustrated by Jason Chin]

The day the world exploded : the earthshaking catastrophe at Krakatoa, Simon Winchester ; adaptation by Dwight Jon Zimmerman ; [illustrated by Jason Chin]

Label
The day the world exploded : the earthshaking catastrophe at Krakatoa
Title
The day the world exploded
Title remainder
the earthshaking catastrophe at Krakatoa
Statement of responsibility
Simon Winchester ; adaptation by Dwight Jon Zimmerman ; [illustrated by Jason Chin]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The almighty explosion that destroyed the volcano island of Krakatoa was followed by an immense tsunami that killed more than thirty thousand people. The effects of the waves were felt as far away as France, and bodies were washed up in Zanzibar. In this illustrated account based on Simon Winchester's bestselling Krakatoa, the colossal explosion is brought to vivid life. From the ominous warnings leading up to the eruption to the wave of killings it provoked, here is an engaging and insightful look at what happened on the day the world exploded
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zimmerman, Dwight Jon
Dewey number
551.2109598/18
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QE523.K73
LC item number
Z56 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Chin, Jason
  • Winchester, Simon
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Krakatoa (Indonesia)
  • Volcanoes
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The day the world exploded : the earthshaking catastrophe at Krakatoa, Simon Winchester ; adaptation by Dwight Jon Zimmerman ; [illustrated by Jason Chin]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 95) and index
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
96 p.
Isbn
9780061239823
Isbn Type
(trade bdg.)
Lccn
2008922516
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
  • ocn236141779
  • (OCoLC)995270279
  • (OCoLC)236141779
  • 745306
Label
The day the world exploded : the earthshaking catastrophe at Krakatoa, Simon Winchester ; adaptation by Dwight Jon Zimmerman ; [illustrated by Jason Chin]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 95) and index
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
96 p.
Isbn
9780061239823
Isbn Type
(trade bdg.)
Lccn
2008922516
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
  • ocn236141779
  • (OCoLC)995270279
  • (OCoLC)236141779
  • 745306

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