What Makes A Magnet?

Paperback | July 19, 1996

byFRANKLYN M. BRANLEY

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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.

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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.

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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 en...

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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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.