Big Questions From Little People-- and Simple Answers From Great Minds

Big Questions From Little People-- and Simple Answers From Great Minds

Book - 2012 | First U.S. edition.
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Many of the questions children ask in the course of growing up can stump even the best educated adult: Why can't l tickle myself? Are we all related? Who named all the cities? Do aliens exist? What makes me me? Is it okay to eat a worm? Who invented chocolate? If the universe started from nothing, how did it become something? How do you fall in love? Who is God? How do chefs get ideas for recipes? Why are some people mean? This charming and informative collection has been compiled from schoolchildren's actual questions, which are answered by the world's greatest experts, including Mary Roach, Richard Dawkins, Philip Pullman, Bear Grylls, David Eagleman, Philippa Gregory, Noam Chomsky and Mario Batali--Publisher description.
Publisher: New York : Ecco, [2012]
Edition: First U.S. edition.
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9780062223227
0062223224
Branch Call Number: J 031.02 BIG
Characteristics: xviii, 318 pages :,illustrations ;,19 cm
Additional Contributors: Harris, Gemma Elwin

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ChristchurchLib Feb 26, 2013

"Explaining how the world works, this beautifully illustrated book, filled with an abundance of information, compiles actual questions from schoolchildren and the answers from the world's greatest experts, including Jane Goodall, Richard Dawkins, Bear Gryllis and Gordon Ramsay." February 2013 Kids' Books http://www.nextreads.com/Display2.aspx?SID=5acc8fc1-4e91-4ebe-906d-f8fc5e82a8e0&N=606238

hgeng63 Nov 26, 2012

Definitely British but uneasy in tone--is this for kids or for adults or for both?

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