Britannica's 5-Minute Really True Stories for Bedtime: 30 Amazing Stories: Featuring frozen frogs, King Tut's beds, the world's biggest sleepover, the phases of the moon, and more - Britannica 5-Minute Really True Stories (Hardback)Britannica Group (author)
Why do we sleep? Do animals dream? Where is the oldest bed in the world? In this compendium of 5-minute true stories, you will travel to Ancient Egypt to explore the five beds of Tutankhamun, jet off into space to see how astronauts get ready for bed, and plunge underwater to learn how hibernating turtles breathe through their bottoms. With up-to-the-minute, expert information and stunning illustrations, this book is the ultimate brainy bedtime companion for young children.
Publisher: What on Earth Publishing Ltd
Number of pages: 192
Dimensions: 267 x 197 mm
"There is something thrilling about facts that are often stranger than fiction."-- Joanna Lumley * The Telegraph *
"Nonfiction lovers will enjoy these short and intriguing pieces about the night: the starry skies, record-breaking beds, space travel, nocturnal jobs and animals."* The Times *
"A brightly illustrated anthology of short factual pieces on the theme of 'night', from how sharks sleep, to what causes the Northern Lights."-- Claire Allfree * The Telegraph *
"This beautifully illustrated anthology occupies a curious space between a reference book and bedtime fables."* Big Issue North *
"Why do we sleep? Where is the oldest bed in the world? How do sharks snooze underwater? This compendium of 30 Britannica verified true stories about bedtime takes you on a journey of wonder and learning to find out the answers to all this and more."* The Telegraph *
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