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Explain that : 31 intriguing reasons why / edited by Felicity Lewis ; illustrated by Dionne Gain.

Explain that : 31 intriguing reasons why / edited by Felicity Lewis ; illustrated by Dionne Gain.
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ISBN 9781761044465 (paperback)
Title Explain that : 31 intriguing reasons why / edited by Felicity Lewis ; illustrated by Dionne Gain.
Publisher/Date [Melbourne, Victoria] : Penguin Random House Australia, 2021.
©2021
Pagination etc. 458 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary Note Have you ever wondered if time travel is actually possible? Or where the Australian accent came from? Or what it feels like to have dementia? If you're an inquisitive person who likes to understand how things came to be the way they are, this collection of thought-provoking explainers from The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald has got you covered. Explain That answers some of the year's - and life's - most baffling questions. Thoroughly researched and eloquently set out by some of Australia's finest journalists, it provides nourishment for curious minds and fun facts to share with friends and family. What do sharks want (and why do they bite)? How do you win an Oscar? Who thought up table manners? Funny, weird and insightful topics are inventively illustrated and embellished with diagrams, pictures and factoids. If you like to learn new things, if you enjoy trivia or you want to reflect on some of the big questions, this is the book for you. Absorbing, illuminating and always engaging, Explain That is for anyone who has ever asked how and why?
Subject Curiosities and wonders
Questions and answers
Trivia and miscellanea.
Added Author Lewis, Felicity editor.
Gain, Dionne illustrator.
Added title Sydney morning herald
Age (Melbourne, Vic.)
Shelf Location 032.02 EXPL
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