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How fast is it? : a zippy book all about speed

Author: Ben Hillman
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Simple text and photographs describe the concept of motion. Ostriches, the human brain, a professional cyclist, bamboo, and other things are compared to one another in a creative science book that examines the top speed of various animals, people, and objects as they travel by land, sea, or air.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Hillman
ISBN: 9780439918671 0439918677
OCLC Number: 173509412
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 47 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: Ostrich --
Train --
Computer --
Sloth --
Car --
Bamboo --
Comet --
Sailfish --
Cheetah --
Bicycle --
Population --
Coyote vs. roadrunner --
Birds gotta swim, fish gotta fly --
Earth --
Hummingbird --
Whip --
Horse --
Peregrine falcon --
Sneeze --
NASA crawler --
Voyager --
Light.
Responsibility: by Ben Hillman.
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Twenty-two full-color, full-page spreads convey the quickness (or lack) of the most ordinary things in a unique and amazing way. Examples: * How fast is a bullet-bike?* Which one is faster? A coyote  Read more...

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