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Oscar and the Snail: A Book About Things That We Use (Start With Science)
by Geoff Waring
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0763640395, Hardcover)Two new Start with Science books introduce kids to core science concepts through engaging stories, fresh illustrations, and supplemental activities.
One day Oscar comes across a nest made of twigs and leaves, perfect for sheltering eggs. It makes him wonder about all the things we use — like glass, paper, plastic, and cloth. With the help of his friend Snail, the curious kitten learns why we choose specific materials to do different jobs, where the materials come from, and what useful qualities they have.
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PICTURE BOOKS. A lively introduction to the topic of materials and their properties. Oscar is a curious kitten and when he finds a nest in the garden made of twigs and moss, he is full of questions about the things that we use. Luckily, Snail is nearby and together they discuss why we choose different materials to do different jobs, where materials come from and the different properties they have. The perfect starting place for young children to begin learning about how the world around us works.
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2 editions of this book were published by Candlewick Press.
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