Earthquakes and Other Natural Disasters brings readers face-to-face with some of the deadliest natural disasters of all time, from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius to the San Francisco earthquake of 1906. As they read, they'll learn about the scientific forces that cause these incredible events. DK Readers is a multi-level learning-to-read programme combining DK's highly visual style with appealing stories at five graduated levels. Stunning photographs and engaging, age-appropriate stories are guaranteed to capture a child's interest while developing reading skills and general knowledge. DK Readers allow progression from stories for beginning readers with simple sentences and word repetition through to stories with rich vocabulary and more challenging sentence structure for proficient readers. Now available in iPad-friendly format. Written by leading children's authors and compiled in consultation with leading literacy experts.