Uncle John's Smell-O-Scopic Bathroom Reader for Kids Only!

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2014 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award Gold Winner in Young Reader: Nonfiction (8-12 Years)!

It's wacky, fun, and easy to read! It's a whole new twist on learning! And it's For Kids Only — boys, girls, kids who like to read, kids who don't, kids with noses, nosey kids, kids who pick their noses...even grown up kids. Anyone who opens Uncle John's Smell-O-Scopic Bathroom Reader will find page after page of fascinating facts and tantalizing true stories about science, history, pop ...

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Overview


2014 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award Gold Winner in Young Reader: Nonfiction (8-12 Years)!

It's wacky, fun, and easy to read! It's a whole new twist on learning! And it's For Kids Only — boys, girls, kids who like to read, kids who don't, kids with noses, nosey kids, kids who pick their noses...even grown up kids. Anyone who opens Uncle John's Smell-O-Scopic Bathroom Reader will find page after page of fascinating facts and tantalizing true stories about science, history, pop culture, sports, amazing kids, goofy grownups, and (hold your noses...) disgustingly smelly things!

Part of the Uncle John's Bathroom Reader For Kids Only series, this illustrated edition features such topics as
- The World's Smelliest Ghosts
- The Founding Father who Farted Proudly
- A Mama Mutt that Adopted a Human Baby
- South Africa's Snake Girl
- The Abominable Crustacean
- Cleopatra's Beauty Tips
- An Artist Who Sculpts with Toenail Clippings,
Plus...riddles and jokes, quotes and quizzes, brainteasers, word-origins, and much, much more!

Uncle John's Smell-O-Scopic Bathroom Reader includes story lengths to fit any attention span (or accommodate any duration of Throne Time)--"short" (one page), "medium" (two pages), and "long" (three to five pages)--and they're all fun, informative, and educational.

Lexile score: 920L

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From the Publisher

"In space, waste is a big problem . . . The solution: bacteria! Russian researchers developed bacteria that could eat, and digest, cosmonauts’ cotton and paper underpants. Even better, as the bacteria ate the shorts, it produced methane gas that might be used to power spacecraft."

— from the book

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781607107804
  • Publisher: Portable Press
  • Publication date: 4/16/2013
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 845,094
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Lexile: 920L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author


The Bathroom Readers' Institute is a tight-knit group of loyal and skilled writers, researchers, and editors who have been working as a team for years. The BRI understands the habits of a very special market, Throne Sitters, and devotes itself to providing amazing facts and conversation pieces. The Institute is headquartered in Ashland, OR, and San Diego.
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