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

Book - 2001
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Baker & Taylor
A collection of six previously published books contained in one volume answers a wealth of questions regarding science and nature in everyday life, and includes "Why Do Cows Moo?," "Why Does Popcorn Pop?," "Why Do Stars Twinkle?," and "Why is Soap Slippery?"

Firefly Books Ltd

Simple and satisfying answers to questions young children love to ask -- and it's a picture book too!

Why is the sky blue?
Why is soap so slippery?
Why do stars twinkle?
Why does my stomach g-r-r-owl?
Why do cows moo?

These are just some of the charming questions that are answered in this generous and richly dynamic collection of the six books from the Question and Answer storybook series. Everyday childhood activities, such as an excursion to the park, splashing in the bathtub, or fixing a snack in the kitchen, prompt so many questions for young children. Why? provides easily understood explanations for dozens of these everyday mysteries.

A delightfully buoyant storybook approach takes young readers inside the kitchen and out to the park; from the farm to the supermarket; and from bathtime to bedtime. Along the way, the simple question and answer format reveals much valuable and fascinating information about science, nature and the world around us.

Bright, playful illustrations are the perfect complement, telling the story behind common questions that curious kids ask-and explaining the answers that parents and teachers want to know. Perfect for reading aloud at bedtime or for use in a classroom setting, Why? combines the best qualities of educative nonfiction and joyous storybook to delight young readers.

A combined edition of the 6 books in the Question and Answer Storybook series provides simple and satisfying answers to questions young children ask in a picture book format.

& Taylor

Offers questions and answers about topics including why cats' eyes shine in the dark, why the sky is blue, why peaches are fuzzy, how bees make honey, why soap is slippery, and why some people bring their own bags to the supermarket.

Publisher: Firefly Books, 2001
ISBN: 9781894379250
Characteristics: p. ; cm
Additional Contributors: Ritchie, Scot


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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.

Jul 31, 2014

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

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

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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