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Why?: The Best Ever Question and Answer Book About Nature, Science and the World Around You by Catherine Ripley (2001)



Hardcover in Very Good (VG) condition. Clean and straight. 

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.