The Handy Answer Book for Kids (and Parents)
Why do dogs bark?
Why is the sky blue?

Do you care for or have kids? Then chances are you’ve encountered the ‘Why’ query now and again. Maybe you know how tunnels are built, or how clouds float, but what if you don’t?

Well, lucky for you there’s The Handy Answer Book for Kids (and Parents). This book has the answer to those and nearly 800 additional queries with enough depth and detail to both satisfy the curiosity of persistent young inquisitors and provide parents with a 
secure sense of a job well done.

Written with a child’s imagination in mind, this easy-to-understand book permits kids to help themselves because it’s organized by simple topical chapters: Outer Space; Planet Earth and Our Moon; Creatures Big and Small; Plant Life; People around the World; Politics and Government; How Things Work; Math, Measurement, and Time; All about My Body; and Daily Life. This book invites parents/grandparents/caregivers to turn those uncertain opportunities into valuable one-on-one learning experiences.

About the Author:
Gina Misiroglu is a fourteen-year veteran of the West Coast publishing industry, specializing in the development and editing of popular culture, reference, and women’s studies titles. Misiroglu has edited and developed hundreds of books in her publishing career for a number of presses, including Price Stern Sloan/HP Books, New World Library, Lowell House, Visible Ink Press, Macmillan Reference USA, and Adams Media Corporation. Misiroglu is the author of Girls Like Us: 40 Extraordinary Women Celebrate Girlhood in Story, Poetry, and Song (New World Library, 1999), winner of the New York Public Library’s “Best Book for Teens” Award, and Imagine: The Spirit of Twentieth-Century American Heroes 
(New World Library, 1999). 

My Review:
Where was this book when I was raising my kids?
Filled with answers to every imaginable question,
The Hand Answer Book for Kids (and Parents)
is a wealth of information.
Broken down into the following chapters: 

Outer Space
Planet Earth And Our Moon
Creatures Big And Small
Plant Life
People Around The World
Politics And Government
How Things Work
Math, Measurment, And Time
All About My Body
Daily Life

The Handy Answer Book for Kids (and Parents)
answers a myriad of questions, like:

“Where in space could you ice skate?”
“What is air made of?”
“How do frogs make their loud croaking sound?”
“What is the largest flower in the world?”
“What is the difference between a metropolitan area, a city, and a megalopolis?”
“How does a camera take pictures?”
“What is so special about the number 2?”
“What is pus?”
“Why are “please” and “thank you” magic words?” 

Answers are a paragraph long, easy to understand, and very informative.
I was so impressed…I called one of my daughters, to tell her about the book.
She wanted me to see if there was an explanation of why we get hiccups.  
Sure enough…the answer is on page 220!
Topics are easy to find via the index.
There are color photographs, too.
Every family should have a copy…even if you don’t have children! 
The Handy Answer Book for Kids (and Parents).  
I think I know what my grown kid’s are getting for Christmas this year?

Thanks Online Publicist, for giving me the opportunity to review this great book!

I was given a copy of The Handy Answer Book for Kids (and Parents)
at no charge, in exchange for my HONEST review.

The Handy Answer Book for Kids (and Parents) 2nd Edition
by Gina Misiroglu
Published by Visible Ink Press (October 2009)
Paperback, 352 pages Reading level: Ages 9-12
The Handy Answer Book for Kids (and Parents)

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