How the Earth was created? Why lightning strikes? What plants are poisonous? What causes earthquakes? Which animal is smartest? Or how the Galapagos Islands came to be? The How It Works Book of Incredible Earth provides answers to all these questions and more as it takes you on a thrilling journey through everything you need to know about the world we live in. Covering the scientific explanations … behind weather phenomena, plant life, extreme landscapes and volatile volcanoes, as well as the amazing creatures found throughout the animal kingdom, there is something for everyone to learn about and enjoy. Featuring: Incredible story of Earth - Learn the fascinating history behind our amazing planet. 50 amazing facts about weather - We answer your burning questions about the incredible variety and awesome power of climactic phenomena. Wonders of Yellowstone National Park - Wild beasts, 30-metre high geysers and a supervolcano that could destroy America. The animal kingdom - Find out why our family tree is a lot stranger than you might first think.