Tag Archives: How Things Work

Funny Faces Rusty Robot

Author: Roger Priddy Publisher: Priddy Books Product Description Ideal for babies and toddlers Wacky characters and funny rhymes Touch and feel, light and sound

How Things Work Encyclopedia

Author: DK Publishing Publisher: DK CHILDREN Product Description Looking at the technology all around us-and then explaining how it works, the How Things Work Encyclopedia lifts the hood of a car engine, gets inside a TV set, and discovers the power of invisible microwaves. With close-ups, cutaways, and diagrams bringing the technology to life, and […]

Lucy: The Diamond Fairy (Rainbow Magic: The Jewel Fairies, No. 7)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Daisy Meadows Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Book Description Jack Frost is causing trouble in Fairyland again! This time, he’s stolen the seven jewels from Queen Titania’s crown. Without them, all the fairy magic in Fairyland is fading fast! Can Rachel and Kirsty help Lucy the Diamond Fairy find the final jewel? Or […]

The New Way Things Work

Rating: (29 reviews) Author: David Macaulay Publisher: Houghton Mifflin/Walter Lorraine Books Amazon.com “Is it a fact–or have I dreamt it–that, by means of electricity, the world of matter has become a great nerve, vibrating thousands of miles in a breathless point of time?” If you, like Nathaniel Hawthorne, are kept up at night wondering about […]

The Art of the Catapult: Build Greek Ballistae, Roman Onagers, English Trebuchets, and More Ancient Artillery

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: William Gurstelle Publisher: Chicago Review Press Book Description Whether playing at defending their own castle or simply chucking pumpkins over a fence, wannabe marauders and tinkerers will become fast acquainted with Ludgar, the War Wolf, Ill Neighbor, Cabulus, and the Wild Donkey—ancient artillery devices known commonly as catapults. Building these simple […]

Howtoons: The Possibilities Are Endless!

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Saul Griffith, Joost Bonsen Publisher: Collins Book Description Part comic strip and part science experiment, Howtoons shows children how to find imaginative new uses for common household items like soda bottles, duct tape, mop buckets, and more–to teach kids the “Tools of Mass Construction”! Howtoons are cartoons that teach 8– to […]

Hello Baby!

Rating: (31 reviews) Author: Publisher: Dragonfly Books Book Description Now in paperback, a picture book, told from a child’s perspective, about what to expect when Mom’s expecting.