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

How to Really Fool Yourself Illusions for All Your Senses

Written by Vicki Cobb
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RRP £14.99

Synopsis

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

Reviews

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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Book Info

Format

Paperback
128 pages

Author

Vicki Cobb
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Publisher

John Wiley & Sons Inc an imprint of John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Publication date

14th April 1999

ISBN

9780471315926


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