The Book of How

The Book of How

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By (author) Martine Laffon, By (author) Hortense De Chabaneix, Illustrated by Jacques Azam

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  • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
  • Format: Hardback | 96 pages
  • Dimensions: 178mm x 311mm x 18mm | 356g
  • Publication date: 1 April 2007
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0810993422
  • ISBN 13: 9780810993426
  • Illustrations note: cl93/bw/tt93 illustrations, cl/bw/tt photographs
  • Sales rank: 883,392

Product description

How do plants grow in the desert? How does my foot fall asleep? How was music invented? Find out the answers to these and many more questions in this clever book, follow up to "The Book of Why". This is a book perfect for curious kids, filled with the tough questions, for example how do rainbows form? How can I tell my parents that I get scared when they yell at me? How can we help the poor? How do broken bones heal? How can I convince my mother that video games won't make me stupid? How are babies made? How do we know what the future will hold? How do plants grow in the desert? These and 80 other burning questions are thoughtfully answered in this well-researched book.

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Martine Laffon has published numerous books for children and adults. She thinks that asking a million questions is the right way of being curious. She lives in Paris and Normandy, France. Hortense de Chabeneix has devoted herself to writing for the last few years and she regularly works in collaboration with Martine Laffon. She lives in Normandy, France. Jacques Azam works a lot in publishing and the press, particularly with Milan. He lives in Toulouse, France.