What? Where? Why?: Questions and Answers About Nature

What? Where? Why?: Questions and Answers About Nature

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By (author) Jim Bruce, By (author) Claire Llewellyn, By (author) Stephen Savage, By (author) Angela Wilkes

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  • Publisher: Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 160 pages
  • Dimensions: 229mm x 279mm x 13mm | 791g
  • Publication date: 19 September 2005
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0753412047
  • ISBN 13: 9780753412046
  • Illustrations note: illustrations, photos
  • Sales rank: 356,419

Product description

This exciting and fact-filled title comprises all the best bits from the popular Question Time series, giving lively, informative answers to many of the WHAT, HOW, WHY and WHICH questions that young children ask about the world around them. What? Where? Why? Questions and Answers about Nature asks a variety of questions such as 'How do caterpillars grow up?', 'Why are whales such whoppers?', 'How does the frilled lizard trick its enemies?', 'Why do peacocks show off?', 'How can a shark drown?' and 'What is a rainforest?' plus hundreds more. Containing information taken from the Question Time titles Creepy-Crawlies, Mammals, Reptiles, Birds, Sharks, Seashore and Rainforest, with brand-new pages on fish, this bumper volume is sure to delight the inquisitive reader. Carefully researched and created to fulfil early-learning needs, the book covers a wealth of popular natural history subjects that will stimulate children's curiosity. The topics are explored in great detail with engaging text, and supported by colourful and inviting illustrations that bring the natural world vividly to life. Further information is supplied alongside photographs, amazing facts appear with eye-catching cartoons and a Now I Know feature reinforces the facts that have been explained. This focused approach will provide a solid basis of knowledge, as well as inspire and educate.

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Jim Bruce has written and edited over 100 books for children on a wide range of subjects. His knowledge of literacy levels combines with a lively writing style to create texts that are as easy to read as they are enjoyable. Claire Llewellyn is one of Britain's best non-fiction authors for young children. She has won many children's literary awards, and the Kingfisher titles Eureka Discoveries and Saints and Angels have both earned much critical praise. Stephen Savage worked in the Brighton Sealife Centre for 13 years as an aquarist and later as the Education Development Officer. He is currently studying and monitoring whales and dolphins around the UK. Stephen has published 26 titles about wildlife. Angela Wilkes, an award-winning writer and editor, is renowned for her lively, engaging books that children read over and over again. She excels in presenting information in an original and straightforward way.