Tomie dePaola's The Quicksand Book

Tomie dePaola (Author & Illustrator)
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Product Type: Hardcover Books
Age Groups: Ages 4 to 6, Ages 7 to 9

Quicksand bringing you down? Kids will love this very funny science book.

When Jungle Girl falls into some quicksand and starts slowly sinking, Jungle Boy arrives quickly—and takes the opportunity to tell her how it is formed, what it is made of, and how to get out of it, demonstrating with charts and graphs. Meanwhile, Jungle Girl sinks lower...and lower...

But before the book ends, the tables turn and Jungle Girl gets her revenge!

This hilarious introduction to an unusual phenomenon from the bestselling author-illustrator of Quiet, Strega Nona, and many others is includes instructions for making your own quicksand—as well as tips on how to escape if you're as unlucky as Jungle Girl. Boldly-illustrated nonfiction with a strong sense of humor, this classic picture book is equal parts science lesson and entertainment.

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SKU 135600
ISBN 9780823442379
Language English
Page Count 32
Product Type Hardcover Books
Book Type Picture Books
Primary Contributor Tomie dePaola
Age Groups Ages 4 to 6, Ages 7 to 9
Publisher Holiday House Publishing, Inc.