Synopses & Reviews
Look in a mirror. Who do you see? Your very own self, that's who!
Now look in a shiny doorknob or in a puddle. Can you see yourself in them?
How about in the pages of this book?
You might not see yourself, but you will feel yourself getting smarter as you begin to understand how and why you can see yourself. Renowned science author Vicki Cobb illuminates the scientific principles of light and reflection in a way that even the youngest kids can understand. Follow this book with a young child who loves to play, and see the light in a whole new way.
Discover science, and the world will never look the same.
Fun hands-on activities and irresistible illustrations by Julia Gorton makethis book a perfect excuse to learn about science . . . just for the fun of it!
“Cobbs extensive experience in science education is reflected in this illuminating work…” Kirkus Reviews
Renowned for her hands-on science experiments for older readers, Cobb presents a book of science discovery for younger children. In this book that explores mirrors, Cobb gives readers a basic understanding of how light works to make reflections. Full-color illustrations.
About the Author
Vicki Cobb is a pro at explaining the cohesive and adhesive properties of water. but she can never seem to remember that plants like water too! She finally had to decorate her home with artificial plants to keep from killing the live ones.
Ever since Science Experiments You Can Eat, Vicki Cobb has been delighting children, parents, and teachers with the fun of making science discoveries. Now, with the new Science Play series, she sets her sights on the youngest children. who are natural scientists and are always experimenting. Vicki Cobb and her husband divide their time between their homes in White Plains, New York. and Manchester, Vermont.
Julia Gorton has loved to get wet since her days as a teenage member of the Aquaettes. A local synchronized swim team. She is still passionate about water and is working to get a community pool built.
For a decade she has been delighting children with her inspired illustrations and dazzling designs. Her work can be found in the Science Play book I See Myself by Vicki Cobb, the MathStart book Super Sandcastle Saturday by Stuart J. Murphy, and Ten Rosy Roses, by Eve Merriam. Julia Gorton lives in a sprinklerfilled community in New Jersey with her husband, author-illustrator Daniel Kirk, and their three children, who splish and splash all around the town.