What Is the World Made Of?: All About Solids, Liquids, and Gases by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld, Paul Meisel
Let's-Read-and-Find-Out About Solids, Liquids, and Gases
Can you make an ice cube disappear? Put it on a hot sidewalk. It melts into water and then vanishes! The ice cube changes from solid to liquid to gas. . . . Read on to find out more about the three states of matter.
Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld is the award-winning author of more than seventy books for children. She has written several books in the Let’s Read And Find Out Science series, including: WHAT LIVES IN A SHELL?, an NSTA/CBC “Outstanding Science Trade Book” and winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s “Best Children’s Book” award; WHAT IS THE WORLD MADE OF?, a Children’s Book of the Month Club Main Selection; WHAT’S ALIVE?, also named an AAAS “Best Children’s Book”; HOW MOUNTAINS ARE MADE, an NSTA/CBC “Outstanding Science Trade Book,” DINOSAUR TRACKS, "a great choice for even the most discriminating dinophiles" (School Library Journal); and DINOSAURS BIG AND SMALL, winner of the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio “Best Book Award”
Kathleen was a children’s book editor for over ten years before becoming a full-time writer. When she is not reading, researching, writing, or editing she loves to spend her free time exploring, doing fieldwork, and preparing and curating fossils for her local natural history museums. She lives in Berkeley, CA.
Paul Meisel has illustrated many books for children, including Why Are the Ice Caps Melting?, Energy Makes Things Happen, and What Happens to Our Trash? in the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. He lives in Newtown, Connecticut.
What Is the World Made Of? 3.4 out of 5based on
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Great text and illustrations. A nice introduction to matter- a useful resource for teachers or for parents with inquisitive children who enjoy learning about the world around them.
More than 1 year ago
I teach kindergarten. Each year I teach a unit about matter. 'What Is the World Made Of?: All About Solids, Liquids, and Gases' is the very best resource I have ever purchased. It explains matter using simple, easy to understand language that my students understand. I recommend this book highly!
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