A giant, spinning storm forms over the ocean. People living on the coast start to flee inland for safety. Once the storm makes landfall, heavy rains and fast-moving winds knock down trees and destroy homes. In this captivating introduction to hurricanes, early readers will be swept up in the dramatic text that describes the first signs of a hurricane, its destructive power, and, most importantly, how to stay safe from a hurricane's devastating winds and rains. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. Stunning photos closely align with descriptive text that will grab kids' attention. Emergent readers won't be able to stop turning the pages as they learn about the forces of nature that can wreak havoc on our world.