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Just Curious about Animals and Nature, Jeeves

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HOW MUCH ELECTRICITY CAN YOU GET FROM AN ELECTRIC EEL?andlt;BRandgt; WHEN CAN MISTLETOE BE THE KISS OF DEATH?andlt;BRandgt; HOW MANY SHEEP DOES IT TAKE TO GET ENOUGH WOOL FOR A SUIT?andlt;BRandgt; WHAT DID BOOK WORMS EAT BEFORE THERE WERE BOOKS? andlt;BRandgt; The mysteries of the natural world are endless, but your trusty manservant, Jeeves, has the answers to hundreds of nature's most fascinating mysteries. Based upon questions received at the popular Ask Jeevesand#174; website, andlt;Iandgt;Just Curious About Animals and Nature, Jeevesandlt;/Iandgt; is a fun and freewheeling safari of discovery that can tame even the most savage intellectual curiosity. Packed with incredible facts on everything from the size of a giraffe's tongue (yow, two feet!) to just how fast a fly can fly (4.5mph) to whether dogs have belly buttons (yes, they do), this is a book certain to both amuse and amaze. andlt;BRandgt; With a little help from everybody's butler, you'll unlock the secret behind the firefly's glow, wonder at the language of hippos, and scratch your head when you learn the truth about poison ivy. Certain to help you develop the kind of brainpower that will impress your friends and frighten your enemies, andlt;Iandgt;Just Curious About Animals and Nature, Jeevesandlt;/Iandgt; is perfect for fans of flora and fauna, or for anyone who wants to know the whats, whens, whys, and hows of nature.

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HOW MUCH ELECTRICITY CAN YOU GET FROM AN ELECTRIC EEL?

WHEN CAN MISTLETOE BE THE KISS OF DEATH?

HOW MANY SHEEP DOES IT TAKE TO GET ENOUGH WOOL FOR A SUIT?

WHAT DID BOOK WORMS EAT BEFORE THERE WERE BOOKS?

The mysteries of the natural world are endless, but your trusty manservant, Jeeves, has the answers to hundreds of nature's most fascinating mysteries. Based upon questions received at the popular Ask Jeeves® website, Just Curious About Animals and Nature, Jeeves is a fun and freewheeling safari of discovery that can tame even the most savage intellectual curiosity. Packed with incredible facts on everything from the size of a giraffe's tongue (yow, two feet!) to just how fast a fly can fly (4.5mph) to whether dogs have belly buttons (yes, they do), this is a book certain to both amuse and amaze.

With a little help from everybody's butler, you'll unlock the secret behind the firefly's glow, wonder at the language of hippos, and scratch your head when you learn the truth about poison ivy. Certain to help you develop the kind of brainpower that will impress your friends and frighten your enemies, Just Curious About Animals and Nature, Jeeves is perfect for fans of flora and fauna, or for anyone who wants to know the whats, whens, whys, and hows of nature.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Erin Barrettandlt;/bandgt; is the author of a kids' trivia book from Klutz Press; she has written for magazines and newspapers, such as andlt;Iandgt;Iconandlt;/iandgt; and the andlt;Iandgt;San Jose Mercury Newsandlt;/iandgt;, and has contributed to several anthologies, including the andlt;Iandgt;Uncle John's Bathroom Readerandlt;/iandgt; series. She and Jack Mingo have also designed numerous electronic and online games. They live in Alameda, California, with their family.andlt;bandgt;Jack Mingoandlt;/bandgt; is the author of fifteen books including andlt;Iandgt;How the Cadillac Got Its Finsandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;Iandgt;The Whole Pop Catalogandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;Iandgt;The Couch Potato Handbookandlt;/iandgt;. He has written for countless publications including andlt;Iandgt;The New York Times, The Washington Post, Boston Phoenix, Reader's Digest, The Wall Street Journalandlt;/iandgt;, and the andlt;Iandgt;Los Angeles Timesandlt;/iandgt;. Together with Erin Barrett, they are the cofounders of the popular andlt;Iandgt;Ask Jeevesandlt;/iandgt; series and authors of the series' first book, andlt;Iandgt;Just Curious, Jeevesandlt;/iandgt;.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780743427104
Author:
Mingo, Jack
Author:
Barrett, Erin
Publisher:
Pocket Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Nature
Subject:
Life Sciences - Zoology - General
Subject:
General Nature
Subject:
Biology-Reference
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series:
Ask Jeeves
Series Volume:
no. 265
Publication Date:
August 2002
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
B/W illustrations throught
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.31 in 11.025 oz

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"Synopsis" by , HOW MUCH ELECTRICITY CAN YOU GET FROM AN ELECTRIC EEL?

WHEN CAN MISTLETOE BE THE KISS OF DEATH?

HOW MANY SHEEP DOES IT TAKE TO GET ENOUGH WOOL FOR A SUIT?

WHAT DID BOOK WORMS EAT BEFORE THERE WERE BOOKS?

The mysteries of the natural world are endless, but your trusty manservant, Jeeves, has the answers to hundreds of nature's most fascinating mysteries. Based upon questions received at the popular Ask Jeeves® website, Just Curious About Animals and Nature, Jeeves is a fun and freewheeling safari of discovery that can tame even the most savage intellectual curiosity. Packed with incredible facts on everything from the size of a giraffe's tongue (yow, two feet!) to just how fast a fly can fly (4.5mph) to whether dogs have belly buttons (yes, they do), this is a book certain to both amuse and amaze.

With a little help from everybody's butler, you'll unlock the secret behind the firefly's glow, wonder at the language of hippos, and scratch your head when you learn the truth about poison ivy. Certain to help you develop the kind of brainpower that will impress your friends and frighten your enemies, Just Curious About Animals and Nature, Jeeves is perfect for fans of flora and fauna, or for anyone who wants to know the whats, whens, whys, and hows of nature.

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