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Title:
First big book of why
Author:
Shields, Amy, author.
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Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2011.
Physical Description:
127 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Summary:
Using an interactive question-and-answer format and content grounded in a child's immediate world, "Big Book of Why?" delivers lively information, hands-on games, simple recipes, crafts, and more. It helps prepare preschoolers for school in an interactive way. Full color.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Amazing me -- How things work -- Animals all around -- Wonders of the world.
Reading Level:
IG 630 Lexile.
Program Information:
Reading Counts RC K-2 2.5 4 Quiz: 54096 Guided reading level: N.
ISBN:
9781426307935

9781426307928
Format :
Book

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Audubon Library AG195 .S46 2011 Juvenile Non-Fiction Open Shelf
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Summary

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.


Author Notes

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.


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