Blazing Bush and Forest Fires

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Heinemann Library, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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What is a bush fire? How do people fight bush and forest fires? Can bush and forest fires be prevented? This book examines case studies of recent disastrous fires in the United States, Australia, and Indonesia to answer these questions and more.

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Contents

What Is a Bush or Forest Fire?
4
What Damage Do the Fires Cause?
10
How Do People Fight Fires?
16
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Louise Spilsbury worked in educational publishing before becoming a freelance author. She has written or co-written over 200 nonfiction books for young people. She has written titles on almost every subject, from science and geography through to world affairs, social issues, art, history, and literacy. These include books in the Tales of Invention series, Ice Age, and the Young Explorer series. She co-writes many of her books with her husband Richard Spilsbury.

Richard Spilsbury has worked in educational publishing for over ten years. He is an author, editor, and illustrator of nonfiction books for young people. His works include On the Film Set, Plant Classification, and Plant Parts. He co-writes many of his books with his wife Louise Spilsbury.