Boat and Ship Books for Kids

Close To The Wind: The Beaufort Scale

Close To The Wind The Beaufort Scale

Your kids will love this excellent book by Peter Malone. Written by Peter Malone and it was published on the 10th of May, 2007 by Putnam Juvenile. The children's book is 32 pages long. The child's book dimensions are 7.8" Height x 5.08" Length x 0.39" Width and weighs about 1.04 lbs. There are people who proclaim they don't really have time to read, but reading is yet another great usage of time, especially with the correct book. See this recommendation and you will absolutely love reading a lot more. To get the same great price I came across, visit our partners via the add to shopping cart button on this site.

Putnam Juvenile

ISBN: 0399243992
Author: Peter Malone

In 1810, a British naval officer and surveyor named Francis Beaufort developed a scale to give sailors a frequent language for describing the wind. Detailed illustrations show the wind at work, and readers will be engrossed and fascinated as they watch the storm develop in magnificent full-color paintings. From 0 (calm) to 12 (hurricane) , stunning artwork and jaunty prose show what life at sea must have been like for a young boy serving as a midshipman in the 1800s. As William sails from Naples to the Caribbean, we learn intriguing historical information and nautical terminology, and witness how the wind affected day-to-day life on a ship.


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