What Makes A Magnet? by FRANKLYN M. BRANLEYWhat Makes A Magnet? by FRANKLYN M. BRANLEY

What Makes A Magnet?

byFRANKLYN M. BRANLEY

Paperback | July 19, 1996

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Will a magnet pick up a paper clip or a feather? The answer is, just the paper clip. Magnets only pick up things that contain bits of iron. In this new addition to the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series, veteran author Franklyn Branley explains the properties and behavior of magnets. True Kelley's charming illustrations will entertain readers as they discover for themselves what makes a magnet. Hands-on activities include making a magnet and compass.

Franklyn M. Branley was Astronomer Emeritus and former Chairman of the American Museum-Hayden Planetarium. In 1960, he originated the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. Dr. Branley was the author of over 150 science books for children.
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Title:What Makes A Magnet?Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 8 × 9.88 × 0.07 inPublished:July 19, 1996Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064451488

ISBN - 13:9780064451482

Appropriate for ages: 4 - 8

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Will a magnet pick up a paper clip or a feather? In this book veteran author Franklyn Branley explains the properties and behavior of magnets. The charming illustrations will entertain readers as they discover for themselves what makes a magnet. Hands-on activities include making a magnet and compass. Full color.