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.
About the Author
Amy Shields is an editor, author, and advocate of children books in every size, shape, color, genre, and age. . As an author Amy loves writing informational books for kids. She has written craft books, beginning readers, and question-and-answer books, and is working on a nonfiction graphic book for little kids. Amy lives in upstate New York, and is a member of the New York Library Association.
“Highly photographic and playful, this big book is an adventure in exploration and will make long car rides seem like a quick trip around the corner!” –Woman of Many Roles blog