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

Paperback | August 31, 2014

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It can be surprising which objects float and which don't. An apple floats, but a ball of aluminum foil does not. If that same ball of foil is shaped into a boat, it floats! Why? And how is it possible that a huge ship made of steel can float? Answering these questions about density and flotation is David A. Adler's clear, concise text, paired with Anna Raff's delightful illustrations. Activities that demonstrate the properties of flotation are included.
David A. Adler is the author of many children's books, such as Mystery Math: A First Book of Algebra and Fractions, Decimals and Percents. He lives in New York. Anna Raff is an award-winning illustrator of many children's books. She has an MFA from the School of Visual Arts and lives in New York City.
Title:Things That Float and Things That Don'tFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10.74 × 8.93 × 0.12 inPublished:August 31, 2014Publisher:Holiday HouseLanguage: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