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On Sale: September 27, 2011
Pages: 32 | ISBN: 978-0-375-98384-9
Published by : Schwartz & Wade RH Childrens Books
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Synopsis

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"This is a most joyful and clever whimsy, the kind that lightens the heart and puts a shine on the day," raved Kirkus Reviews in a starred review.

Is it possible to eat snowballs doused in ketchup—and nothing else—all winter? Can a washing machine wash dishes? By reading the step-by-step instructions, kids can discover the answers to such all-important questions along with the book's curious narrator. Here are 12 "hypotheses," as well as lists of "what you need," "what to do," and "what happened" that are sure to make young readers laugh out loud as they learn how to conduct science experiments (really!).

Jenny Offill and Nancy Carpenter—the ingenious pair that brought you 17 Things I'm Not Allowed to Do Anymore—have outdone themselves in this brilliant and outrageously funny book.
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Jenny Offill is the author of two novels, Dept. of Speculation and Last Things, which was chosen as a Notable Book of the Year by The New York Times and was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times First Book Award. She teaches in the writing programs at Queens University, Brooklyn College, and Columbia University.




 











 



 



 



 
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Praise

Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, August 15, 2011:
"This is a most joyful and clever whimsy, the kind that lightens the heart and puts a shine on the day. Go ahead, break a few dishes in the washing machine, see the humor and enjoy this fine poke at every science fair that ever was."

Awards

WINNER 2011 Kid's Indie Next List "Inspired Recommendations for Kids from Indie Booksellers"
NOMINEE Bank Street Child Study Children's Book Award
NOMINEE 2014 Pennsylvania Young Readers Choice Award

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