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Inner Workings

The Extraordinary Insides of Ordinary Things

Peter Hinckley Olga Zakharova

48 pages
Bushel & Peck Books

Budding young inventors, engineers, and sciences will love this one-of-a-kind STEM book for curious young minds!

"The creative approach to showcasing technology and nature, however, will get kids thinking and asking questions about the world around them. Pair this title with David Macaulay's The Way Things Work Now and Stephen Biesty's "Incredible Cross-Sections" series for an in-depth dive into how our world works. VERDICT A good introduction to STEM topics that will increase critical thinking skills and vocabulary."-School Library Journal

What would you find if you cut a pocket watch, fireworks, a golf ball, a beehive, or even a merry-go-round in half? Something extraordinary, of course! In Inner Workings: The Extraordinary Insides of Ordinary Things, curious minds will get an inside look-literally-at the remarkable structures and mechanisms inside everyday objects with bold, cross-section illustrations of toilets, ice cream machines, Rubiks cubes, calculators, pool tables, bowling alleys, food, vending machines, and so much more!