The NZ Series: Volcanoes and Earthquakes by Gordon Ell and Sarah Ell

Geophysics/Social Science.

Get ready for a new take on New Zealand society, history and geography in one of the first two books in The NZ Series, a snappily designed and fact-packed collection for intermediate and high-school age readers.

Volcanoes and Earthquakes investigates the causes and history of seismic activity in Aotearoa, taking in the Christchurch and Kaikoura earthquakes and recent volcanic activity. The informative, easy-to-understand text is accompanied by numerous explanatory diagrams, historical and modern-day photographs and ‘Fact File’ boxes.

Ours is a physically small country but it packs a powerful amount of geological activity into its landscape, as does the keen design of Volcanoes and Earthquakes.

Reading Age: 11 years to young adult.

RRP: Gloss card cover NZ$29.99

Published by Oratia Books – Oratia Media Ltd New Zealand.

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