The Book of Why?

The Book of Why?

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Ever wondered why elephants have trunks? Or why your legs look shorter under water? And just why was football once banned? This book answers a wide range of 'why?' questions and provides further information with fun-filled facts. Appealing artworks help explain the answers, allowing children to build up their knowledge on a variety of subjects.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 63 pages
  • 193.04 x 195.58 x 7.62mm | 204.12g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0753463962
  • 9780753463963
  • 959,199

About Kath Grimshaw

Illustrated by Kath Grimshaw Concept by Jo Connorshow more

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School Library JournalEye-catching and informative title that explain[s] such things as how bats see in the dark and why soap makes bubbles. . . . Supportive "Did you know..." text boxes accompany each response, providing supplementary fun-filled fact. Children will find the silly characters in the illustrations amusing and appreciate how well they enact the subject matter. . . . Educators can use [it] as trivia [a] guide for enrichment activities in general science lessons. Library Media ConnectionInquiring minds will enjoy reading these Q&A texts and perhaps learn some science along the way. . . . Teachers could use these questions as discussion starters or journal entries. Students could research the answers to practice library skills.show more

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