How to Really Fool Yourself Illusions for All Your Senses by Vicki Cobb


How to Really Fool Yourself Illusions for All Your Senses by Vicki Cobb

Fans of Vicki Cobb's unique blend of humor, science, and hands-on activities will have tons of fun with How to Really Fool Yourself. Kids won't be able to believe their eyes--not to mention their ears, noses, hands, and tongues! Packed with all-new illustrations and a delightful new design, this book features over 70 activities to fool all five senses. Each illusion is followed by a fascinating Why You're Fooled section that explains the science and history behind the magic. Illusions of touch, taste, hearing, smell, and sight include: the Incredible Shrinking Sugar Cube, Flavorless Coffee, Movie-Style Sound Effects, Making Circles from Straight Lines, and many more The hardcover edition of How to Really Fool Yourself has sold 90,000 copies A Main Selection of the Primary Teachers' Book Club


Interesting, informative, and fun. --School Library Journal Clear and lively ... links the puzzles to scientific fact. --ALA Booklist Simple and direct, suitably lighthearted... This unpretentious account might just win over a couple of investigators of the future! --Scientific American

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128 pages


Vicki Cobb
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Publication date

14th April 1999



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