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Written specifically for younger readers, this is an abridged version of Bill Bryson's bestseller A SHORT HISTORY OF NEARLY EVERYTHING. Topics covered include astronomy, chemistry, paleontology, and physics. The author also addresses such issues as what happened to the dinosaurs and why oceans are salty. Colorful, cartoon-style illustrations accompany the text.
Tackling everything from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization, the author makes the why, how, and who of scientific discovery accessible for young readers.
Number of Pages: 169
Genre: Science, Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Science + Nature / Earth Sciences / General
Publisher: Delacorte Pr
Author: BRYSON, BILL
Street Date: October 27, 2009
Item Number (DPCI): 059-03-3425
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