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National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Why
Contributor(s): Shields, Amy
ISBN: 1426307934     ISBN-13: 9781426307935
Publisher: Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books
    OUR PRICE: $13.50  
Product Type: Hardcover - Other Formats
Published: May 2011
Annotation: Using a question-and-answer format based on content grounded in a child's immediate world, a big, browsable book delivers lively information, hands-on games, simple recipes, crafts and much more to help prepare youngsters for school in a fun, interactive way.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Children's questions and answers.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Reference
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Games & Activities
Dewey: 031.02
LCCN: 2010043147
Lexile Measure: 630
Academic/Grade Level: Kindergarten, Ages 5-6
Series: National Geographic Little Kids First Big Books
Book type: Easy Non Fiction
Physical Information: 10.25" H x 10.25" W x 0.50" (1.75 lbs) 128 pages
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.

Contributor Bio(s): Amy Shields is a longtime editor of National Geographic books who is known for her work in children's literature. She has written several popular titles, including Little Kids First Big Book of Why and numerous installments for the National Geographic Readers series. Shields lives in upstate New York with her beloved dogs, Jenny and Toby.

Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2011 Fall)
Young readers will find clear answers to a variety of basic science, nature, technology, and human body questions in this random but potentially useful volume. Sections include "Amazing Me," "How Things Work," "Animals All Around," and "Wonders of the World." Crisp photographs illustrate the information, including brief explanations behind everything from curly hair to blue skies to purring cats to why planes fly. Reading list, websites. Glos., ind. Copyright 2011 Horn Book Guide Reviews.