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Think again! : false facts attacked, errors exploded, myths busted

Author: Clive Gifford
Publisher: New York : Kingfisher, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Think Again! takes readers on a wild ride through history, science, the natural world and the human body in search of the TRUTH! Conspiracy theories, popular trivia, old wives tales, common misconceptions, misinterpretations and other fallacies are explored to untruth exactly why they are wrong, and how and why they were adopted as fact in the first place. Thoroughly entertaining with fun typography, fast paced  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clive Gifford
ISBN: 9780753470695 0753470691
OCLC Number: 841483975
Description: 160 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Body bloopers --
Animal errors --
Science slip-ups --
Historic howlers --
World wonders and blunders.
Responsibility: Clive Gifford.

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Think Again! takes readers on a wild ride through history, science, the natural world and the human body in search of the TRUTH! Conspiracy theories, popular trivia, old wives tales, common misconceptions, misinterpretations and other fallacies are explored to untruth exactly why they are wrong, and how and why they were adopted as fact in the first place. Thoroughly entertaining with fun typography, fast paced text, light and fascinating side stories, and lively, photo montaged illustrations, this big huge compendium of curriculum led subjects appeals to todays technological savvy children. Fully detailing each myth and error, along with its historical or scientific background, each falsehood is debunked, and then a full explanation of its true facts are presented.

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