Everything Under the Sun: a curious question for every day of the year
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Whoso keepeth the commandment shall feel no evil thing: and a wise man's heart discerneth both time and judgment… And I gave my heart to seek and search out by wisdom concerning all things that are done under heaven: this sore travail hath God given to the sons of man to be exercised therewith. A wonderful collection of 366 curious questions about everything from science to nature, dinosaurs to space" - Scottish Sun
Why are dogs domesticated? Can whales fart? Why are sweets bad for you? Why can you remember your dreams on some days and not on others? These, and 362 other questions (including an extra one for a leap year), were sent to author Molly Oldfield for her podcast for children Everything Under The Sun, and are now answered in one extremely helpful book. Who Invented Chess? We have Fun Master Mike everyone's favourite coach on chesskid.com answering this one, thank you Mike!
Where will your curiousity take you next? I love how this book embraces the notion that there is no limit to what our minds can conjure. How do skunks get their smell out? We learn all about how and why skunks release their famously stinky musk. Why are bugs so little? Answering this one we have Erica McAlister from the Natural History Museum in London! Thank you so much Erica.
Do you have a curious bunny of a reader at home? This one is for all of them, a question answered for every day of the year.🗓☀️🌖 What are bones made from? It's a great answer all about the way our bones grow from babies to adults. Our bones are so so clever, I am so excited to tell you all about them.How do aeroplanes fly? We learn all about how aeroplanes so cleverly use forces to keep them up in the air.
Why do penguins waddle? We learn all about how penguins' unique movement has developed over hundreds of years. I’d pitch this from 5+ if you’re reading with your child, but this’ll keep our lower to middle primary schoolers busy too! The art is AMAZING and is done by 12 illustrators ❤️🎨What is the richest place in the world? It's a really interesting answer all about how we can calculate how much money each place in the world has, and about how that money is spread across different people.