Surprising Stories Behind Everyday Stuff
Juvenile: Age (years) from 8 - 12, Grade (US) from 3 - 7
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Curiosities & Wonders
Sep 10, 2019
6.65 x 6.65 x 0.61 in | 0.91 lb
National Geographic Children's Books
Who invented pizza? Why do people shake hands? Why do we wear underwear? You’ll find the answers to these questions and more in this new series from National Geographic Kids!
Ever wonder how basketball got started? Why we have birthday cakes? And why some people use forks and some use chopsticks? Prepare to be amazed by the surprising backstories behind the things you use or do every day! From familiar foods to common clothing items to bizarre beauty regimens, this book covers all your burning questions: Who thought of that? Where did that come from? Why is that a thing? Presented in a bold, colorful design, with stunning photos, and jam-packed with awesome facts, this book will have you totally riveted! Once you know all this cool stuff about the origins of everyday stuff, you can “wow” your friends and family.
Series Overview: Organized into themed sections, each book is a compilation of the weirdest, wackiest origin stories behind everyday items.
EDUTAINMENT AT ITS BEST: Kids won’t even know they’re learning as they soak in stunning visuals, funny design elements, and wild and wacky stories behind their favorite things.
BLOCKBUSTER POTENTIAL: Kids will flip over these awesome stories, and they won’t be able to wait to tell their friends and family the weird stuff they learned!
WEIRD BUT TRUE ANGLE: Each item may be common and everyday, but these stories are not! Each story is wow-worthy and impressive in itself.
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