National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Why


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National Geographic Children's Books 2011
Science Curriculum

"Linking to a popular feature in the super successful National Geographic Little Kids magazine, this book brings the browsable fun of the bestselling National Geographic Kids Almanac to a new audience: preschoolers! Using an interactive question-and-answer format and content grounded in a child's immediate world, the Big Book of Why delivers lively information, hands-on games, simple recipes, crafts, and more. What makes a car go? How does mushy dough become a crispy cookie? What does the doctor see in my throat? An essential parent reference, The Big Book of Why invites children to ask big questions, think big thoughts, and get answers that are accurate, engaging, level-appropriate, and based on sound educational findings. It helps prepare preschoolers for school in an interactive way—the very best way to foster learning at this age, according to research. Highly photographic and playful, this big book is an adventure in exploration."--from the publisher

Featuring chapters on:

Amazing Me  (Why do I have a belly button?  Why do I have dreams and nightmares?  And more...)

How Things Work  (How does water turn to ice?  Why does popcorn pop?  Why do planes fly?  And more...)

Animals All Around  (Why do cats purr? Why do owls throw up? And more..)

Wonders of the World  (Why is snow white?  Why is the sky blue?  And more...)

Gorgeous big, captivating illustrations combined with large fonts and short explanations cover the ground for close to 100 really good questions.  This is perfect for children who want to know why.  Questions along the way will keep their curiosity building.

128 pages      978-1426307935    Ages 3-7

Other titles in the series:  Big Book of How; Big Book of Space:  Big Book of Who; Big Book of the World; Big Book of the Ocean; Big Book of the Weather; Big Book of Dinosaurs; Big Book of Bugs; Big Book of Birds; Big Book of Things That Go

Recommended by:  Barb Langridge,

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