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BOOK REVIEW: My First 100 Weather Words by Chris Ferrie, pictures by Lindsay Dale-Scott

| 19 August 2021 | Reply

BOOK REVIEW: My First 100 Weather Words by Chris Ferrie, pictures by Lindsay Dale-Scott

Sourcebooks eXplore
August 2021
Paperback, $12.99
Reviewed by Steph O’Connell

Baby Books / Non-Fiction / Science

85% Rocking

Age range 0 to 3

Introduce your little genius to the essential first words related to all things weather!

From the #1 bestselling science author for kids comes a simple and colourful introduction to the first 100 weather words every baby should know. Each spread in this primer focuses on 8 to 12 words related to weather — from atmosphere to squall, monsoon to fog, and more!

Chris Ferrie’s latest offering is the perfect way to introduce basic concepts to even the youngest meteorologist. After all, it’s never too early to become a weather buff!



Chris Ferrie is back with a new book!

You know who he is, the guy who writes science books for cool kids who are into awesome things like weather and the weird and wonderful words to describe everything to do with it! He writes books for baby geniuses who are in full sponge-mode and ready to absorb all the sciency goodness on offer… and the adults in their lives who will probably learn something, too… 

Collected here, you’ll find a range of words, some easy, some hard, some fun to say aloud in silly voices. All informative!

You’ll find easier words like gust, snow, wind sock, radar, and flood.

Harder words like meteorologist, prevailing winds, aerosol droplets, weathering, climatology, and thermometer.

Weirder, lesser heard words like haloclasty, hygrometer, anemometer, pyranometer, disdrometer, ceilometer (basically a lot of “ometers”). 

It’s targeted at ages 0-3, but is fun for the whole family, even if you don’t have any kids in the target group and are just a massively proud weather nerd! 

And what’s not to love about those adorable illustrations?


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