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How everything works / contributors, Jack Challoner, Clive Gifford, Wendy Horobin, Tom Jackson.

Horobin, Wendy, (editor.). Gifford, Clive, (editor.). Challoner, Jack, (editor.).


For curious minds of all ages, this extraordinary encyclopedia shows you the inner workings of nerve cells, refrigerators, nuclear powers stations, tropical forests, black holes, and just about everything in between. Start a journey of discovery inside your own body, then explore your town, the natural world, and then out into space, finding out how everything works as you go. Lose yourself in super-detailed illustrations that take objects apart to reveal how your heart beats, how electricity is made, how volcanoes erupt, and how satellites can tell you exactly where you are on Earth! -- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9780744060164
  • ISBN: 0744060168
  • Physical Description: 319 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm.
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : DK Publishing, a division of Penguin Random House, 2022.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
You -- Home -- City and industry -- Living world -- Our planet -- Space.
Subject: Science > Miscellanea.
Technology > Miscellanea.
Nature > Miscellanea.
Genre: Informational works.
Illustrated works.

Available copies

  • 7 of 7 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Webb City Public. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Webb City Public Library.


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Webb City Public Library J500 Frances, Peter (Text) 38262300008535 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -

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