How Hot Is Lava?

I’ve only been lucky enough to see an active volcano once in my life.  There was something quite amazing about looking at it from a distance and seeing a constant line of steam rising from its surface.  All these years later and they still fascinate me, and Monkey shares the interest too.  You might have spotted his rather wonderful Volcano top I bought him from Lands End which he loves.  I just knew that the How Hot Is Lava? book from Sterling Books would be a great addition to our reference books.

How Hot Is Lava?

How Hot Is Lava? is another great fact based book in the series – Good Question, like the book about rubbish trucks and recycling we reviewed recently. This 32 page paperback book is crammed full of information, diagrams and photographs which really help children understand all about volcanoes.

The book looks at the differences between magma and lava, where you can find volcanoes today and which ones might be erupting as I type.  I didn’t realise that a volcano can erupt in a number of different ways.  The book describes each of the 5 types and includes great photographic examples, making it easily relatable.

How Hot Is Lava?

Monkey and I have spent ages reading through this book.  At the moment it’s just an interest, but I can see How Hot Is Lava? being a great book when Monkey learns about Volcanoes at school.  It’s very educational.

How Hot Is Lava?

Being a bit of space fan too, Monkey was very intrigued to discover that Mars, Mercury and Venus, to name but a few, also have volcanoes.

Priced at £4.99, How Hot Is Lava? is a great little reference book and we can both thoroughly recommend it.  I’ve included my Amazon Affiliate link below for your reference.

How Hot is Lava?

disclosure:  we were sent this book in exchange for an honest review

About Over 40 and a Mum to One

I'm a Mum in my late 40′s with a 7 year old son. I had a busy life in Export Sales before my Monkey came along, but decided to become a stay at home Mum once he arrived. Now I enjoy writing my own family lifestyle and travel blog. sharing the adventures that we have as Monkey makes his journey through school. We have a cat called Brewster who makes appearances and I’m a mad Ferrari Formula 1 fan, so that expect to hear about as each season unfolds. We love reviewing toys, games and books and would love the opportunity to look at anything that fits in with our family lifestyle. We are always out and about and offering an insight on the places we visit, with a passion for nature thrown in for good measure. If you like what you read please leave me a comment, I love to hear from people, and always try to reply. Enjoy the read.

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