What happens when-- ?

by Farndon, John.

Format: Print Book 1996
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Summary
Illustrations with explanatory text describe such familiar everyday process as generating electricity, producing a newspaper, handling sewage, and delivering flowers.
Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "but How does it work? Two books help encourage curiosity about the world around kids-and inside them, too. What Happens When...? by John Farndon, illus. by Steve Fricker and Mike Harnden, explains how Internet messages travel, how weather forecasters predict the weather and how flowers get to florists. Copious illustrations show the often elaborate chain of events behind everyday activities like flipping on a light switch or having a pizza delivered. While it's eerie to see what a girl's face looks like with half her skin removed, it's also quite informative. For The Human Body: An Amazing Inside Look at You! by Steve Parker, computers are used to combine photographs of real kids' bodies with anatomical models of skeletons, muscles and internal organs. Some of the roughly 240 photographs are taken with microscopes, and models of organs help provide an even more detailed inside view. The text explains not only how the body uses energy from food and defends itself from disease but, more specifically, how a hand grips a pen and a larynx makes sound. (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Subjects Engineering -- Juvenile literature.
Public utilities -- Juvenile literature.
Engineering.
Public utilities.
Industries.
Publisher New York :Scholastic Inc.,1996
Contributors Fricker, Steve.
Harnden, Mike.
Language English
Notes "Cartwheel books."
Includes index.
Description 45 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
ISBN 0590847546
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