Why I Sneeze, Shiver, Hiccup, & Yawn by Melvin Berger

Why I Sneeze, Shiver, Hiccup, & Yawn

byMelvin Berger

Paperback | January 17, 2000

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Ka-choo! Brrr. Yawnnnn.

Have you ever wondered what makes you sneeze when you're in a dusty room? Or shiver when you get out of the bathtub? Or yawn when you're tired? All of these actions are reflexes. Your body makes them happen even though you don't tell it to.

Budding young scientists will be amazed as Melvin Berger and Paul Meisel reveal the mysteries behind the reflexes that happen in our bodies every day and offer fun-filled experiments to try on family and friends. Let's Read and Find Out Science, Stage 2.

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Ka-choo! Brrr. Yawnnnn.Have you ever wondered what makes you sneeze when you're in a dusty room? Or shiver when you get out of the bathtub? Or yawn when you're tired? All of these actions are reflexes. Your body makes them happen even though you don't tell it to.Budding young scientists will be amazed as Melvin Berger and Paul Meisel r...

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Title:Why I Sneeze, Shiver, Hiccup, & YawnFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 8 × 9.81 × 0.09 inPublished:January 17, 2000Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064451933

ISBN - 13:9780064451932

Appropriate for ages: 5 - 9

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Kids know it’s almost always funny when someone starts sneezing or hiccuping, but do they know the causes of these strange bodily reflexes? In this colourful title in the popular Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science series for younger kids, Melvin Berger with the help of illustrator Paul Meisel explains the scientific causes of shivering from the cold, sneezing because of allergies and yawning whenever someone else does! Stage 2: Why I Sneeze, Shiver, Hiccup, and Yawn teaches kids interesting facts about the human body’s nervous system, couched in fun, entertaining language, silly pictures and DIY projects they can try on friends and family.

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The writing is simple but effective, and the charming, colorful pen-and-ink and watercolors are much more detailed than the original . . . [A]n attractive introductory nonfiction. (School Library Journal March 2000)