Why?

Why?

The Best Ever Question and Answer Book About Nature, Science and the World Around You

Book - 2010
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Everyday childhood activities, such as an excursion to the park, splashing in the bathtub, or fixing a snack in the kitchen, can spark many questions in young children. Why is the sky blue? Why does my stomach g-r-r-owl? Why do cows moo? Curious kids want to know, and no adult has all the answers.

Bestseller Why? provides kid-friendly explanations for nearly 100 of these everyday mysteries in an engaging question-and-answer format. The book takes young readers inside the kitchen and out to the park, from the farm to the supermarket, and from bathtime to bedtime. Answers to questions submitted by real kids reveal fascinating tidbits about nature, science, and the world around us. Bright, playful illustrations by Scot Ritchie set the scenes for the common questions that kids ask. Whether read aloud at bedtime or explored in a classroom setting, Why? is a kid-approved nonfiction pick that will encourage inquiry and curiosity.
Publisher: Toronto, ON : Owlkids, c2010
Edition: 10th anniversary ed
ISBN: 9781926818009
Branch Call Number: 500 RIP
Characteristics: 191 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Ritchie, Scot

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karmafarmer
Jan 22, 2017

An excellent resource for those pre-school Einsteins that persist with the word "why". A couple facts for the aging Einsteins as well.

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TDSRC2014_WD
Jul 31, 2014

If you want to know anything about the world, go to this book and look it up.

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IrishMoon
Jul 14, 2013

This is an awesome book that has answers to questions that many children have, such as "why is the sky blue?" and "what makes the doors at the grocery store open when people walk in?". Although may readers have felt this book is appropriate for children 8 years and older, if you have a curious child, I recommend reading a few pages a day to them starting at 3 1/2 or 4 years old. My granddaughter loved it!

vernessa7 Jul 10, 2013

Love the whys by michael

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Oct 01, 2015

roop33 thinks this title is suitable for 4 years and over

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Jul 14, 2013

IrishMoon thinks this title is suitable for 4 years and over

vernessa7 Jul 10, 2013

vernessa7 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

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