The Resource It's raining frogs and fishes: : four seasons of natural phenomena and oddities of the sky, (electronic resource)

It's raining frogs and fishes: : four seasons of natural phenomena and oddities of the sky, (electronic resource)

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It's raining frogs and fishes: : four seasons of natural phenomena and oddities of the sky
Title
It's raining frogs and fishes:
Title remainder
four seasons of natural phenomena and oddities of the sky
Title variation
Four seasons of natural phenomena and oddities of the sky
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Language
eng
Summary
It's Raining Frogs and Fishes is a generously illustrated inquiry into wonders of the sky: Why is the sky blue? Where do meteors originate? What causes rainbows, mirages, and the colors of the sunset? Why do some birds and insects migrate, and how do they navigate over hundreds or thousands of miles to do it? How have civilizations throughout history viewed the aurora borealis, tornadoes, eclipses, and the bizarre but well documented cases of fish, reptiles, snails, and even snakes that have rained to earth? Author Jerry Dennis and illustrator Glenn Wolff approach such questions with curiosity and wit, and suggest ways to observe first-hand extraordinary weather, astronomical anomalies, and odd and interesting wildlife of the skies. This updated edition of the national bestseller is a spellbinding look into the natural world's most fascinating and baffling phenomena, with illustrated explanations of rainbows, meteors, sunsets, hurricanes, the northern lights, bird and insect flight, and dozens of other curiosities. Subjects are arranged by season, and each is discussed in a concise and entertaining style that blends the most recent scientific findings with historical anecdotes, personal observations, and examples of the lore and superstitions that have always surrounded phenomena of the skies
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1954-
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Dennis, Jerry
Dewey number
551.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Wolff, Glenn
  • hoopla digital
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  • Weather
  • Natural history
  • Seasons
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
It's raining frogs and fishes: : four seasons of natural phenomena and oddities of the sky, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11578915
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Publication
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multicolored
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MWT11578915
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11578915
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
It's raining frogs and fishes: : four seasons of natural phenomena and oddities of the sky, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11578915
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11578915
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11578915
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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