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More surprising stories behind everyday stuff / Stephanie Warren Drimmer.

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Series Information

National Geographic kids.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle J031.02 DRIM (Text) 39231033787322 Children's New Materials Collection Checked out 06/25/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781426338663
  • ISBN: 142633866X
  • ISBN: 9781426338656
  • ISBN: 1426338651
  • Physical Description: 255 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 18 cm.
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2020].

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Odds & ends -- Playtime -- Wear it -- Health & medicine -- Fabulous food -- Traditions -- Athletics & activities -- Ancient inventions -- Close to home -- Devices & doodads.
Summary, etc.:
Who invented pizza? Why do people shake hands? Why do we wear underwear? You'll find the answers to these questions and more in this new series from National Geographic Kids! Ever wonder how basketball got started? Why we have birthday cakes? And why some people use forks and some use chopsticks? Prepare to be amazed by the surprising backstories behind the things you use or do every day! From familiar foods to common clothing items to bizarre beauty regimens, this book covers all your burning questions: Who thought of that? Where did that come from? Why is that a thing? Presented in a bold, colorful design, with stunning photos, and jam-packed with awesome facts, this book will have you totally riveted! Once you know all this cool stuff about the origins of everyday stuff, you can wow your friends and family.
Subject: Curiosities and wonders > Juvenile literature.
Material culture > Miscellanea > Juvenile literature.
Recreation > Miscellanea > Juvenile literature.
Inventions > Miscellanea > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Trivia and miscellanea.
Informational works.
Illustrated works.

Series Information

National Geographic kids.

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