By Gemma Elwin Harris
In the spirit of Schott’s Miscellany, The Magic of Reality, and The risky ebook for Boys comes Can a Bee Sting a Bee?—a shrewdpermanent, illuminating, crucial, and totally pleasant instruction manual for puzzled mom and dad and their curious little ones. writer Gemma Elwin Harris has lovingly compiled weighty questions from precocious grade university children—queries that experience lengthy dumbfounded even clever adults—and she’s accrued jointly a outstanding staff of scientists, experts, philosophers, and writers to reply to them.
Authors Mary Roach and Phillip Pullman, evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins, chef Gordon Ramsay, adventurist undergo Gryllis, and linguist Noam Chomsky are one of the best specialists responding to the massive Questions from Little humans, (“Do animals have feelings?”, “Why can’t I tickle myself?”, “Who is God?”) with recognized comedians, columnists, and raconteurs delivering hilarious substitute solutions. Miles above your commonplace normal wisdom and minutiae collections, this fascinating compendium is a booklet fanatics of the E.H. Gombrich vintage, A Little background of the World, will adore.
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