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Overview

I Get Wet by Vicki Cobb, Julia Gorton

Know the fastest way to cool off on a hot summer day?
You get wet!

Know what happens when you stay out in the rain?
You get wet!
But do you know how and why you get wet?
You will!

Renowned science author Vicki Cobb has concocted just the right formula for making scientific principles easy for even the youngest kids to understand. Follow this book with a young child who loves to play, just add water, and — presto! — you have a science discovery that will forever change the way your child looks at the world.

Discover science, and the world will never look the same.

Fun hands-on activities and irresistible illustrations by Julia Gorton make this book a perfect excuse to learn about science...just for the fun of it!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780688178383
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 08/28/2002
Series: Science Play Series
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 363,723
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Vicki Cobb is the author of many award-winning science books for young people. With degrees from Barnard College and Columbia University Teachers College, Vicki enjoyed an early career as a science teacher. She now devotes all her time to writing and speaking to teachers, children, and librarians all over the country. She frequently writes for the Huffington Post and is also the founder and president of iNK Think Tank, an organization dedicated to getting high-quality nonfiction books into classrooms. To find out what recent science experiment Vicki has been cooking up, visit her online at www.vickicobb.com. 

Julia Gorton has loved to get wet since her days as a teenage member of the Aquaettes. A local synchronized swim team. She is still passionate about water and is working to get a community pool built.

For a decade she has been delighting children with her inspired illustrations and dazzling designs. Her work can be found in the Science Play book I See Myself by Vicki Cobb, the MathStart book Super Sandcastle Saturday by Stuart J. Murphy, and Ten Rosy Roses, by Eve Merriam. Julia Gorton lives in a sprinklerfilled community in New Jersey with her husband, author-illustrator Daniel Kirk, and their three children, who splish and splash all around the town.

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