How the World Works
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How the World Works : Know It All, from How the Sun Shines to How the Pyramids Were Built

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This essential book is brimming with information about pretty much everything! Encyclopedic in scope but fresh and exciting in presentation, this is a great-value, information packed book about the workings of the world. Detailed and eye-catching illustrations are paired with succinct, to-the-point text that explains the phenomena, processes, and systems that affect our world and way of life. Parents will also find this book an invaluable tool when they are tasked with answering all of those tricky How? and Why? questions!show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 220.98 x 269.24 x 20.32mm | 907.18g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0753471191
  • 9780753471197
  • 1,472,719

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NSTA RecommendsNatural curiosity about scientific topics flourishes in an environment where asking questions is encouraged. Discovering answers through experimentation and research fosters additional questions. Throughout this process teachers may be faced with a flurry of scientific questions ranging from life science to technology. "How the World Works" by Clive Gifford provides a resource to feed this boundless curiosity. . . . With curiosity fully fueled, the reader is encouraged to investigate any of the topics at web sites provided at the end of each chapter or through further texts referenced on each topic. "How the World Works" provides a broad base of information that will encourage that next question, encouraging the next generation of scientists.show more

About Mr Clive Gifford

Clive Gifford is a best-selling author who has written hundreds of articles and over 100 books. Clive's titles also include The Murder Map Mystery, Tomb Hunter, The Cosmic Toaster and Espionage and Disinformation. For Kingfisher, his recent titles include The Kingfisher Football Encyclopedia and The Book Of Bad Things. Clive lives in Manchester, England.show more

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