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It"s Raining Frogs and Fishes

Four Seasons of Natural Phenomena and Oddities of the Sky (Outdoor Essays & Reflections)

by Jerry Dennis

  • 17 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Harper Paperbacks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Weather,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Earth Sciences - Meteorology & Climatology,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Science / General,
  • Natural history,
  • General,
  • Seasons

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9239237M
    ISBN 100060921951
    ISBN 109780060921958
    OCLC/WorldCa28654754

      A little witch named Delia has been looking forward all year to flying in the annual Witch Parade. When the rumors of rain come true and the other witches start complaining, Delia takes action. Using her best magic, Delia changes the Author: Rebecca Colby. Buy It's Raining Frogs and Fishes: Four Seasons of Natural Phenomena and Oddities of the Sky (Outdoor Essays & Reflections) New edition by Dennis, Jerry, Wolff, Glenn (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(7).

    Throughout history, there have been tales of raining frogs. These stories, as crazy as they may seem, are actually real events! From Biblical tales of Egyptian storms to British towns suddenly finding themselves covered with frogs falling from the sky, such events are caused when a wind storm passes over a pond or lake teaming with frogs, picking them up and dumping them . A swarm of frogs looks like ping pong balls bouncing in a lottery machine. The fact that there usually aren't frogs here adds credibility to the illusion. Throw in a healthy dose of confirmation bias and some exaggerated second, third, and fourth hand reports, and you automatically end up with every imaginable detail like the frogs were choking.

      That paper was in my mind when I picked up It’s Raining Frogs and Fishes by Jerry Dennis and Glenn Wolff at a used bookstore. Subtitled Four Seasons of Natural Phenomena and Oddities of the Sky, it was published by the mainstream Harper, so I figured it wasn’t too far afield from reality. It Rains Fishes: Legends, Traditions and the Joys of Thai Cooking. by Kasma Loha-unchit. Kasma's second cookbook was Dancing Shrimp: Favorite Thai Recipes for Seafood.. It Rains Fishes won the Julia Child Cookbook Award as the Best International Cookbook of More than just a recipe book, it is a book about Thai cooking that shows how food and cooking .


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It's Raining Frogs and Fishes reminds adults -- especially in this hectic, fast-paced, just-do-it world -- that it is more than OK, it is desirable, to be child-like and to look up at the heavens and ask why." ~Toledo Blade “For anyone interested in natural history, there are Cited by: 3.

It’s Raining Frogs and Fishes is a magic act. With melodic prose and luminous drawings, Jerry Dennis and Glenn Wolff tear the curtain from the sky we all share, revealing the inner workings of weather, migration, shooting stars, rainbows, and more.

Keep this book handy for times when life grows a bit too predictable. It's Raining Frogs and Fishes, a lighthearted look at the world's weather, collects oddments and tidbits on climatological the book's many high points are Jerry Dennis's natural history of mirages (there are many more than the usual desert variety) and his examination of the age-old question about whether the aurora borealis roars/5(13).

It's Raining Frogs and Fishes book. All the most fascinating phenomena of the sky, including rainbows, meteors, tornadoes, and the northern lights, are examined and explained in this beautifully illustrated and enthusiastic look at the natural world.

80 black-and-white drawings. Raining Frogs & Fish: A Whirlwind of Theories in their book, "The Rough Guide to the Unexplained," note that "The quality of the evidence for rains of fishes and frogs is good, with a canon of. It's Raining Frogs and Fishes by Jerry Dennis,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Review. It's Raining Frogs and Fishes, a lighthearted look at the world's weather, collects oddments and tidbits on climatological the book's many high points are Jerry Dennis's natural history of mirages (there are many more than the usual desert variety) and his examination of the age-old question about whether the aurora borealis roars/5().

It's Raining Frogs and Fishes: Four Seasons of Natural Phenomena and Oddities From the Sky by Jerry Dennis (Harper Collins ) () is a great book of the natural history of weather and weather-related phenomena. It's full of my kind of trivia/5. Buy a cheap copy of It's Raining Frogs and Fishes: Four book by Jerry Dennis.

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IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres on SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Like everyone else, we're staying home and doing all we can to keep family, friends, and ourselves healthy Jerry's and Glenn's latest limited-edition print, "A Crack in the World" sold out in three days, but we still have other fine art-and-letterpress prints, including "Bohemian Rhapsody,", "Ruby-Crowned Kinglet", and the four-seasons-on-Lake-Michigan series.

It's Raining Frogs and Fishes reminds adults -- especially in this hectic, fast-paced, just-do-it world -- that it is more than OK, it is desirable, to be child-like and to look up at the heavens and ask why." ~Toledo Blade “For anyone interested in natural history, there are /5(9).

The book’s title chapter, for example, stems from an obscure scientific paper that described 44 well-documented historical accounts of fish, frogs and other aquatic animals raining down on Author: JOHN WILKES. Get this from a library. It's raining frogs and fishes: four seasons of natural phenomena and oddities of the sky.

[Jerry Dennis] -- How many of us have an answer ready when our children ask that tough and inevitable question: "Why is the sky blue?" It's Raining Frogs and Fishes is a generously illustrated inquiry into dozens of. Its Raining Bats and Frogs: Every year there is a big parade for all the witches.

This year there is a problem, it started to down pour. So one witch, named Delia, decided to cast a spell on the rain and turn it into Cats and Dogs/5.

Selected excerpts, from the first episode, of the award winning BBC documentary series Supernatural. The Wonders of Nature Series, Book 1 Wit, humor, wonder, and reverence spice and season the vignettes herein.

It's Raining Frogs and Fishes reminds adults—especially in this hectic, fast-paced, just-do-it world—that it is more than OK, it is desirable, to be child-like and to look up at the heavens and ask why." —Toledo Blade.

Get this from a library. It's raining frogs and fishes: four seasons of natural phenomena and oddities of the sky.

[Jerry Dennis]. There have been reports of raining frogs and fish dating back to ancient civilization. Of course, it doesn’t “rain” frogs or fish in the sense that it rains water – no one has ever seen frogs or fish vaporize into the air before a rainfall.

However, strong winds, such as those in a tornado or Continue reading “Can it rain frogs, fish, and other objects?&#. You might hear a report of raining frogs -- and other unexpected objects, some not even organic -- at least once a decade or so.

Amphibious rain seems to be picking up in frequency. In the last 20 years, newspapers have found more opportunities than ever to write about frogs falling from the sky. For unknown reasons, Britain appears to be Author: Julia Layton.

"pta on frogs and the bible: "It truly came from a slightly gimmicky and exciting place. I'd read about rains of frogs in the works of Charles Fort (His 'Book of the Damned' is the genesis for the rain of frogs), who was a turn of the century writer who wrote mainly about odd phenomena.

So I just started writing it in to the script. Strange Rain: Why Fish, Frogs and Golf Balls Fall From the Skies reported since ancient times,” author Cynthia Barnett notes in the book.

And the Sahara can spread its dust thousands of Author: Sarah Zielinski.