Things That Float and Things That Don't by David A. AdlerThings That Float and Things That Don't by David A. Adler

Things That Float and Things That Don't

byDavid A. AdlerIllustratorAnna Raff

Picture Books | August 31, 2014

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Why is it that a piece of metal doesn't float but a huge ship made of steel does? Here are answers to questions about density and flotation.

David A. Adler is the author of nearly 200 books for children. He was a New York City mathematics teacher for nine years before becoming inspired to write his first book. When his wife gave birth to their first child, David stayed home to take care of his son and to write, which he has been doing ever since. He lives in Queens, NY with...
Title:Things That Float and Things That Don'tFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:32 pages, 10.75 × 9 × 0.3 inPublished:August 31, 2014Publisher:Holiday House IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823431762

ISBN - 13:9780823431762


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Educational and enjoyable My 6-year-old daughter enjoyed the book. It's educational yet fun. My daughter was able to read it on her own with minimal help.
Date published: 2018-02-08

Editorial Reviews

?"It's rare to find a picture book that uses simple, hands-on activities so successfully, leading young children to a fuller understanding of a scientific concept."
-Booklist, Starred Review