An anonymous note in the middle of the night…
An obituary for a banker who died in a hailstorm…
A mysterious woman vanishing down the stairwell…
These clues lead Henry Alabaster to a spooky mansion in a coastal town with his uncle, Kelvin McCloud. As a weather detective, Kelvin knows a thing or two about hailstorms, and the strange events surrounding the banker’s death speak of foul play. Henry teams up with fiery artist Rachel and learns the solutions to everyday weather mysteries. Could the hail in the storm really have killed the banker, or was his accident no accident at all? When your uncle is a weather detective like Kelvin McCloud, you need to be ready for anything.
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Praise for Kelvin McCloud and the Seaside Storm
“Kelvin McCloud and the Seaside Storm enables its readers to learn about the workings of our atmosphere through an engaging and entertaining story. Michael Erb has used his knowledge of meteorology to craft a “whodunit” that will motivate the reader to think more deeply about what happens in the sky above us.”
- Dr. Tony Broccoli, Professor, Rutgers University
“Kelvin McCloud and the Seaside Storm is an entertaining whodunit tale. The reader will be captivated by the adventures of young Henry, his friend Rachel and his uncle as they piece together a murderous meteorological puzzle. Weather events play a prominent role in the story and author Erb weaves many an educational lesson into the narrative, making it fun for a young reader to become more weatherwise.”
- Dr. David Robinson, Professor & NJ State Climatologist, Rutgers University