A wall of water races toward a beach. The giant wave reaches shore and crashes onto land. The water floods a small village, but thankfully, the townspeople have already escaped to higher ground. In this captivating introduction to tsunamis, early readers will be swept up in the dramatic text that describes the first signs of a tsunami, its destructive power, and most importantly, how to stay safe from a tsunami's deadly reach. 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. While practicing their reading skills, 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.