Britannica Books Britannica First Big Book of Why
Britannica Books Britannica First Big Book of Why

Britannica First Big Book of Why

By Sally Symes

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Publication Date: October 12, 2021

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Ages 4 to 8, Grades K to 3

The definitive and stunningly illustrated question and answer book from Britannica, with answers to more than 100 questions that kids really want to know.In this huge, authoritative and lavishly illustrated question and answer book from Britannica, you'll find the answers to all those questions curious kids want to know. Why do elephants have long trunks? Why are clouds different shapes? Why does popcorn pop? Why does my tummy rumble?Why do we flush the toilet? This magnificent book features chapters on Bugs, Pets, Wild Animals, the Body, Food, Machines and Space and also includes some of the mysteries which experts are still trying to solve! By encouraging kids to question how the world works, Britannica First Big Book of Why supports STEAM learning and nurtures enquiring minds. With stunning photography and gorgeous original illustrations by Kate Slater, this is the ultimate gift for kids who need to know WHY.

About the Author

Sally Symes worked for many years as a designer of children's books before turning her skills to writing them. Her collaborations with Nick Sharratt have won several awards, including The Educational Writers' Award for Gooey, Chewy, Rumble, Plop, and The Southampton Favourite Book to Share Award for Something Beginning with Blue. She works from a shed in Sussex, UK, accompanied by her grumpy cat.Stephanie Drimmer writes books, magazine features, and online pieces for kids. She is a regular contributor to the Scholastic magazines SuperScience and Science World. Her column for National Geographic Kids magazine, Destination Space, follows a future astronaut as she visits the most bizarre places in the universe. Her work has also appeared in Muse, Popular Science and Popular Mechanics magazines, and in videos for TED-ed. She lives in Los Angeles, California.Kate Slater grew up on a beautiful farm in deepest Staffordshire, UK. Her children's books include A is for Ant, The Birthday Crown, The Little Red Hen, ABC London, Magpie's Treasure, Make Your Own Birds of Prey and Make your Own Flying Machines. Alongside work for publishing, editorial and advertising, she has created several large-scale installations and window displays.Britannica Group is a global education leader with over 250 years of dedication to seeking out facts and providing insight into the mysteries of the universe. Its beloved Encyclopaedia Britannica is the world's oldest English-language general encyclopedia, first published in 1768 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Today, Britannica continues to create innovative and engaging learning experiences through books, digital content and educational tools. Over three thousand expert contributors have helped make Britannica what it is today, including former U.S. presidents, professional athletes, Nobel laureates, and Pulitzer Prize winners. Britannica's mission to inspire curiosity and the joy of learning helps build the world's future thinkers and innovators. They are based in Chicago, Illinois.

Format: Hardcover Picture Book

Length: 272 pages

Publisher: Britannica Books

Publication Date: October 12, 2021

ISBN: 9781913750428

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