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How It Happens: The Extraordinary Processes of Everyday Things
by:Barbara Ann Kipfer
Ever wonder how caffeine wakes you up, how a bill becomes a law, how holes form in Swiss cheese, or how the cream filling gets into a chocolate? Dr. Barbara Ann Kipfer, bestselling author ofThe Wish Listand4,000 Questions for Getting to Know Anyone and Everyone,explains in step-by-step detail the inner workings of everyday things. This compulsively...
Ever wonder how caffeine wakes you up, how a bill becomes a law, how holes form in Swiss cheese, or how the cream filling gets into a chocolate? Dr. Barbara Ann Kipfer, bestselling author ofThe Wish Listand4,000 Questions for Getting to Know Anyone and Everyone,explains in step-by-step detail the inner workings of everyday things. This compulsively readable trivia miscellany describes hundreds of processes, from popcorn popping to radio signal transmission to tango dancing.
• Clear and concise descriptions organized in alphabetical order
• Charmingly designed with dozens of illustrations, including phases of the moon, cloud formation, yoga moves, etc.
• A perfect novelty or gift book for all ages
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