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"How do balloons Float?" "How do parrots talk?" "How come my sister gets carsick?" "How do computers know stuff?" This companion book to Why? The Best Ever Question and Answer Book about Nature, Science, and the World Around You answers these questions and many more, and is perfect for the most curious of readers. Ages 6+.
This is the adorable and unlikely story of Kate, a Great Dane, and Pippin, a baby fawn abandoned by her mother in the woods. Their loving friendship has been captured by local photographer and owner of Kate, Isobel Springett and her brother, author Martin Springett who is known for many things including illustrating our classic bookmark forty years ago. Ages 3+.
Ever wanted to know where you can snack on deep fried spiders? Or which country banned chewing gum? What about which building leans more than the Leaning Tower of Pisa? These answers and more can be found inside The Lonely Planet Not For Parents Travel Book! This informative read is packed with photos and facts that any kid interested in world records or globetrotting will devour! Ages 8+
Colourful, inspiring and creative, The LEGO Ideas Book is sure to entertain builders young and old for hours! Ages 5+
A fun, accessible pop-up science book that answers questions like Why does the sun rise? and How does a rocket get off the ground? Using real-world examples like racecars and water-guns and light bulbs, this book explains concepts like gravity and the speed of light. It also includes cool pull-tabs and suggestions for easy but awesome experiments like creating your own Dead Sea in a cup and using the heat of your hands to make a coin jump. A very hands-on read! Ages 7+.
"Why is the sky blue?" "Why does popcorn pop?" "Why do worms come out when it's wet?" This book answers these questions and many more! Available in a bright, 10th-anniversary edition, this is a wonderful compendium of questions and their fascinating answers. Ages 6+.
Readers of this book will take a walk with Kate and her dad through the Pacific rainforest. They'll learn how the salmon and trees need each other, and meet fat slugs and squawking gulls and a bear that's hungry for some fish! Written by the acclaimed scientist and environmentalist, David Suzuki, and the award-winning author, Sarah Ellis, this is a beautiful description of our local ecosystem. Ages 5+.
The creators of The Periodic Table: Elements with Style! have done it again. This time they chart the solar system and beyond with Astronomy: Out of this World! From Alpha Centauri (a bit of an oddball rising star) to white dwarves (a "degenerate" part of the All-Star Crew), each object becomes a cosmic character with its own wacky personality. Ages 7+.
With assignments like, "Decorate this kimono," this is a small book that encourages big creativity. Pick up this book and doodle all day!
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