The Bedtime Book of Impossible Questions: Real life adventures in curiosity (Hardback)
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The Bedtime Book of Impossible Questions: Real life adventures in curiosity (Hardback)

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£12.99
Hardback 96 Pages
Published: 13/10/2022
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Waterstones Says

Covering all areas of childlike curiosity, this beautifully illustrated volume of answers to those all-important questions is stuffed full of exactly the sort of fascinating facts you always wanted to know.

The Guardian Best Children's Books of 2022

Why are bubbles always round? Could I ever touch a rainbow? Why can't I remember being a baby?

Have you ever not been able to concentrate because there are SO many questions buzzing round your brain? The Bedtime Book of Impossible Questions will offer answers to the most bamboozling questions and curious queries that you can think of.

How many stars are in the night sky? Why don't animals wear clothes? Do plants have feelings?

This book will define, debunk and demystify the trickiest of questions and even open your eyes to questions you have never even thought of! With engaging and accessible text and accompanied by exciting, inviting illustrations, The Bedtime Book of Impossible Questions is the perfect bedside companion to delve into when you are wondering if there really is an answer to everything.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781526623751
Number of pages: 96
Dimensions: 278 x 200 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

Top-notch nonfiction from a profoundly accomplished author, it’s the sort of book that could ignite lifelong scientific curiosity. - The Guardian

Full of insightful facts and curious conundrums, this is the perfect present for any inquisitive child. Queries such as "Can you touch a rainbow?", "How do planes fly?" and more are answered in witty, informative ways. I'd advise reading it yourself so you can act smug when the answers finally come! - The Sunday Times

Super-smart, witty and full of wide-eyed wonder. Every page is a delight. Be prepared to have your mind boggled! - Ben Hoare Author of An Anthology of Intriguing Animals

This is a delightful book to read with a child. Isabel's clear and succinct answers, combined with the gorgeous illustrations make this a perfect addition to our regular bedtime reading. - Alom Shaha, physics teacher and author

With a toddler who asks me why, dozens of times a day, I'm relieved to have found the perfect book to satisfy her curiosity! The range of topics and breadth of science covered is breathtaking, and the illustrations bring a beautiful warmth. Forget my child, I'm learning loads too. - Roma Agrawal engineer and author of How Was That Built?

Certain to appeal to the always and the sometimes curious, this is a book you’ll want to return to again and again. - Books for Keeps

Isabel Thomas offers snappy, perfectly pitched scientific answers, while illustrator Aaron Cushley gives an energetic and fun feel to the lot. - Irish Independent

This is a go-to bedside read for when the most outlandish of questions pops into your head keeping you up at night. Or if you simply want to reignite that wonderful sense of childlike curiosity and innocence. - Irish Examiner

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