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Can a bee sting a bee? : and other big questions from little people..., compiled by Gemma Elwin Harris

Label
Can a bee sting a bee? : and other big questions from little people...
Title
Can a bee sting a bee?
Title remainder
and other big questions from little people...
Statement of responsibility
compiled by Gemma Elwin Harris
Contributor
Compiler
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A handbook for curious children and their perplexed parents
Cataloging source
CMI
Dewey number
031/.02
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ784.Q4
LC item number
C363 2014
Literary form
non fiction
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Harris, Gemma Elwin
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Children's questions and answers
Target audience
adult
Label
Can a bee sting a bee? : and other big questions from little people..., compiled by Gemma Elwin Harris
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published as: Big questions from little people. New York, NY : HarperCollins Publishers, ©2012
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Why is blood red, not blue?
  • How do chefs get ideas for recipes?
  • Gordon Ramsay
  • Are we all related?
  • Dr. Richard Dawkins --
  • Dr. Christian Jessen
  • How are dreams made?
  • Alain de Botton
  • How long would it take to walk around the world?
  • Rosie Swale-Pope
  • Why do we have music?
  • Jarvis Cocker
  • Do aliens exist?
  • Dr. Seth Shostak
  • Are there any undiscovered animals?
  • Where does wind come from?
  • Antony Woodward and Rob Penn
  • Why do we speak English?
  • Professor David Crystal
  • Why did dinosaurs go extinct and not other animals?
  • Dr. Richard Fortey
  • Why do cakes taste so nice?
  • Lorraine Pascale
  • How do plants and trees grow from a small seed?
  • Alys Fowler
  • Sir David Attenborough
  • Why do monkeys like bananas?
  • Daniel Simmonds
  • Is the human brain the most powerful thing on earth?
  • Derren Brown
  • What is global warming?
  • Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock
  • Why do I get hiccups?
  • Harry Hill
  • Why is space so sparkly?
  • Martin Rees
  • Is it OK to eat a worm?
  • Why can't animals talk like us?
  • Noam Chomsky
  • How do story writers get ideas for characters?
  • Dame Jacqueline Wilson
  • How do cars work?
  • David Rooney
  • Why can't I tickle myself?
  • David Eagleman
  • Who had the first pet?
  • Celia Haddon
  • Bear Grylls
  • Why are planets round?
  • Professor Chris Riley
  • Can a bee sting a bee?
  • Dr. George McGavin
  • Why do we cook food?
  • Heston Blumenthal
  • How do you keep going when you're losing in sport?
  • Dame Kelly Holmes
  • Why do wars happen?
  • Alex Crawford
  • What are atoms?
  • Why do we go to the toilet?
  • Adam Hart-Davis
  • Why do lions roar?
  • Kate Humble
  • Why do we have money?
  • Robert Peston
  • Who wrote the first book ever?
  • Professor Martyn Lyons
  • Why do elephants have trunks?
  • Michaela Strachan
  • Marcus Chown
  • Why are some people mean?
  • Dr. Oliver James
  • How do trees make the air that we breathe?
  • Dr David Bellamy
  • If the universe started from nothing, how did it become something?
  • Dr. Simon Singh
  • Why do people have different-coloured skin?
  • Carl Zimmer
  • Will the North and South Poles ever melt completely?
  • Dr. Gabrielle Walker
  • Why are the grown-ups in charge?
  • Where does "good" come from?
  • A.C. Grayling
  • Why is the sun so hot?
  • Dr. Lucie Green
  • What is the most endangered animal in the world?
  • Mark Carwardine
  • Why do girls have babies and boys don't?
  • Dr. Sarah Jarvis
  • In Victorian times why did kids do all the work?
  • Claire Tomalin
  • Miranda Hart
  • What is gravity, and why isn't there any in space?
  • Dr. Nicholas J.M. Patrick
  • Why can't we live forever?
  • Richard Holloway
  • How does water get into the clouds so it can rain?
  • Gavin Pretor-Pinney
  • Why do animals that fly have feathers, not including bats?
  • John "Jack" Horner
  • How does my brain control me?
  • Baroness Susan Greenfield
  • Why is the sky blue?
  • Simon Ings
  • How do sportspeople concentrate when the crowd is noisy?
  • Colin Montgomerie
  • Do monkeys and chickens have anything in common?
  • Dr. Yan Wong
  • How did we first learn to write?
  • John Man
  • Why do scientists look at germs, and why can't I see them?
  • Joanne Manaster
  • How do they know all snowflakes are different?
  • Do any people eat polar bears or lions?
  • Benedict Allen
  • Why does the moon change shape?
  • Chris Riley
  • Do numbers go on forever?
  • Marcus du Sautoy
  • Where did the first seed come from?
  • Dr. Karen James
  • Why was Guy Fawkes so naughty?
  • Philippa Gregory
  • Justin Pollard
  • What do you have to do to get into the Olympic Games?
  • Jessica Ennis
  • Who was the first artist?
  • Michael Wood --
  • Why does time go slowly when you want it to go fast?
  • Claudia Hammond
  • Who first made metal things?
  • Neil Oliver
  • How do the bubbles get into fizzy drinks?
  • Steve Mould
  • Who named all the cities?
  • Mark Forsyth
  • Why is water wet?
  • Roger Highfield
  • What would I look like if I didn't have a skeleton?
  • Professor Joy S. Gaylinn Reidenberg
  • Are cows polluting the air?
  • Tim Smit
  • How do writers think of their ideas?
  • Philip Pullman
  • What am I made of?
  • Who invented chocolate?
  • Joanne Harris
  • Why do men grow beards and not women?
  • Dr. Christian Jessen
  • Is sugar bad for you?
  • Annabel Karmel
  • How did they build the pyramids in Egypt?
  • Dr. Joyce Tyldesley
  • Why is the sky dark at night?
  • Christopher Potter
  • Lawrence Krauss
  • What should you do when you can't think what to draw or paint?
  • Tracey Emin
  • How do you make electricity?
  • Professor Jim Al-Khalili
  • Did Alexander the Great like frogs?
  • Bettany Hughes
  • What are our bones made of?
  • Alice Roberts
  • If you're on a boat with no food or water, what do you do?
  • Roz Savage
  • Why do penguins live at the South Pole but not the North?
  • How does my cat always find her way home?
  • Dr. Rupert Sheldrake
  • What's inside the world?
  • Iain Stewart
  • Who is God?
  • Julian Baggini, Meg Rosoff, Francis Spufford
  • How many different types of beetle are there in the whole world?
  • Dr. George McGavin
  • How far away is space?
  • Marcus Chown
  • Vanessa Berlowitz
  • How does lightning happen?
  • Kathy Sykes
  • Why are some people taller than others?
  • Katie Woodard
  • Why is wee yellow?
  • Sally Magnusson
  • What was the biggest battle the Romans fought in?
  • Gary Smailes
  • Why do I get bored?
  • Peter Toohey
  • How does an aeroplane fly?
  • Are there really monsters living in our mouths called blackteria?
  • Liz Bonnin
  • Why do we sleep at night?
  • Professor Russell G. Foster
  • Will we ever be able to go back in time?
  • Dr. John Gribbin
  • How does fire get on fire?
  • Dr. Bunhead
  • Why do we have lots of countries, not just one big country?
  • Dan Snow
  • David Rooney
  • What makes me me?
  • Professor Chris Stringer, Professor Gary Marcus, Michael Rosen
  • If a cow didn't fart for a whole year and then did one big fart, would it fly into space?
  • Mary Roach
  • Why is the sea salty?
  • Mark Kurlansky
  • What is the internet for?
  • Clay Shirky
  • How did Michelangelo get so famous?
  • Sister Wendy Beckett
  • What's the strongest animal?
  • How do you fall in love?
  • Jeanette Winterson, David Nicholls, Professor Robin Dunbar
  • If my stomach was unravelled how long would it be?
  • Dr. Michael Mosley
  • Why do we have an alphabet?
  • John Man
  • Why do I always fight with my brother and sister?
  • Professor Tanya Byron
  • What are rainbows made of?
  • Antony Woodward and Rob Penn
  • Steve Leonard
  • When did people start using recipes?
  • Mario Batali
  • Why does the moon shine?
  • Dr. Heather Couper
  • Where do the oceans come from?
  • Dr. Gabrielle Walker
  • Why do snails have shells but slugs don't?
  • Nick Baker
  • Out-takes!
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Ecco paperback edition.
Extent
xviii, 318 pages
Isbn
9780062223234
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn893585043
Label
Can a bee sting a bee? : and other big questions from little people..., compiled by Gemma Elwin Harris
Publication
Note
  • Originally published as: Big questions from little people. New York, NY : HarperCollins Publishers, ©2012
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Why is blood red, not blue?
  • How do chefs get ideas for recipes?
  • Gordon Ramsay
  • Are we all related?
  • Dr. Richard Dawkins --
  • Dr. Christian Jessen
  • How are dreams made?
  • Alain de Botton
  • How long would it take to walk around the world?
  • Rosie Swale-Pope
  • Why do we have music?
  • Jarvis Cocker
  • Do aliens exist?
  • Dr. Seth Shostak
  • Are there any undiscovered animals?
  • Where does wind come from?
  • Antony Woodward and Rob Penn
  • Why do we speak English?
  • Professor David Crystal
  • Why did dinosaurs go extinct and not other animals?
  • Dr. Richard Fortey
  • Why do cakes taste so nice?
  • Lorraine Pascale
  • How do plants and trees grow from a small seed?
  • Alys Fowler
  • Sir David Attenborough
  • Why do monkeys like bananas?
  • Daniel Simmonds
  • Is the human brain the most powerful thing on earth?
  • Derren Brown
  • What is global warming?
  • Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock
  • Why do I get hiccups?
  • Harry Hill
  • Why is space so sparkly?
  • Martin Rees
  • Is it OK to eat a worm?
  • Why can't animals talk like us?
  • Noam Chomsky
  • How do story writers get ideas for characters?
  • Dame Jacqueline Wilson
  • How do cars work?
  • David Rooney
  • Why can't I tickle myself?
  • David Eagleman
  • Who had the first pet?
  • Celia Haddon
  • Bear Grylls
  • Why are planets round?
  • Professor Chris Riley
  • Can a bee sting a bee?
  • Dr. George McGavin
  • Why do we cook food?
  • Heston Blumenthal
  • How do you keep going when you're losing in sport?
  • Dame Kelly Holmes
  • Why do wars happen?
  • Alex Crawford
  • What are atoms?
  • Why do we go to the toilet?
  • Adam Hart-Davis
  • Why do lions roar?
  • Kate Humble
  • Why do we have money?
  • Robert Peston
  • Who wrote the first book ever?
  • Professor Martyn Lyons
  • Why do elephants have trunks?
  • Michaela Strachan
  • Marcus Chown
  • Why are some people mean?
  • Dr. Oliver James
  • How do trees make the air that we breathe?
  • Dr David Bellamy
  • If the universe started from nothing, how did it become something?
  • Dr. Simon Singh
  • Why do people have different-coloured skin?
  • Carl Zimmer
  • Will the North and South Poles ever melt completely?
  • Dr. Gabrielle Walker
  • Why are the grown-ups in charge?
  • Where does "good" come from?
  • A.C. Grayling
  • Why is the sun so hot?
  • Dr. Lucie Green
  • What is the most endangered animal in the world?
  • Mark Carwardine
  • Why do girls have babies and boys don't?
  • Dr. Sarah Jarvis
  • In Victorian times why did kids do all the work?
  • Claire Tomalin
  • Miranda Hart
  • What is gravity, and why isn't there any in space?
  • Dr. Nicholas J.M. Patrick
  • Why can't we live forever?
  • Richard Holloway
  • How does water get into the clouds so it can rain?
  • Gavin Pretor-Pinney
  • Why do animals that fly have feathers, not including bats?
  • John "Jack" Horner
  • How does my brain control me?
  • Baroness Susan Greenfield
  • Why is the sky blue?
  • Simon Ings
  • How do sportspeople concentrate when the crowd is noisy?
  • Colin Montgomerie
  • Do monkeys and chickens have anything in common?
  • Dr. Yan Wong
  • How did we first learn to write?
  • John Man
  • Why do scientists look at germs, and why can't I see them?
  • Joanne Manaster
  • How do they know all snowflakes are different?
  • Do any people eat polar bears or lions?
  • Benedict Allen
  • Why does the moon change shape?
  • Chris Riley
  • Do numbers go on forever?
  • Marcus du Sautoy
  • Where did the first seed come from?
  • Dr. Karen James
  • Why was Guy Fawkes so naughty?
  • Philippa Gregory
  • Justin Pollard
  • What do you have to do to get into the Olympic Games?
  • Jessica Ennis
  • Who was the first artist?
  • Michael Wood --
  • Why does time go slowly when you want it to go fast?
  • Claudia Hammond
  • Who first made metal things?
  • Neil Oliver
  • How do the bubbles get into fizzy drinks?
  • Steve Mould
  • Who named all the cities?
  • Mark Forsyth
  • Why is water wet?
  • Roger Highfield
  • What would I look like if I didn't have a skeleton?
  • Professor Joy S. Gaylinn Reidenberg
  • Are cows polluting the air?
  • Tim Smit
  • How do writers think of their ideas?
  • Philip Pullman
  • What am I made of?
  • Who invented chocolate?
  • Joanne Harris
  • Why do men grow beards and not women?
  • Dr. Christian Jessen
  • Is sugar bad for you?
  • Annabel Karmel
  • How did they build the pyramids in Egypt?
  • Dr. Joyce Tyldesley
  • Why is the sky dark at night?
  • Christopher Potter
  • Lawrence Krauss
  • What should you do when you can't think what to draw or paint?
  • Tracey Emin
  • How do you make electricity?
  • Professor Jim Al-Khalili
  • Did Alexander the Great like frogs?
  • Bettany Hughes
  • What are our bones made of?
  • Alice Roberts
  • If you're on a boat with no food or water, what do you do?
  • Roz Savage
  • Why do penguins live at the South Pole but not the North?
  • How does my cat always find her way home?
  • Dr. Rupert Sheldrake
  • What's inside the world?
  • Iain Stewart
  • Who is God?
  • Julian Baggini, Meg Rosoff, Francis Spufford
  • How many different types of beetle are there in the whole world?
  • Dr. George McGavin
  • How far away is space?
  • Marcus Chown
  • Vanessa Berlowitz
  • How does lightning happen?
  • Kathy Sykes
  • Why are some people taller than others?
  • Katie Woodard
  • Why is wee yellow?
  • Sally Magnusson
  • What was the biggest battle the Romans fought in?
  • Gary Smailes
  • Why do I get bored?
  • Peter Toohey
  • How does an aeroplane fly?
  • Are there really monsters living in our mouths called blackteria?
  • Liz Bonnin
  • Why do we sleep at night?
  • Professor Russell G. Foster
  • Will we ever be able to go back in time?
  • Dr. John Gribbin
  • How does fire get on fire?
  • Dr. Bunhead
  • Why do we have lots of countries, not just one big country?
  • Dan Snow
  • David Rooney
  • What makes me me?
  • Professor Chris Stringer, Professor Gary Marcus, Michael Rosen
  • If a cow didn't fart for a whole year and then did one big fart, would it fly into space?
  • Mary Roach
  • Why is the sea salty?
  • Mark Kurlansky
  • What is the internet for?
  • Clay Shirky
  • How did Michelangelo get so famous?
  • Sister Wendy Beckett
  • What's the strongest animal?
  • How do you fall in love?
  • Jeanette Winterson, David Nicholls, Professor Robin Dunbar
  • If my stomach was unravelled how long would it be?
  • Dr. Michael Mosley
  • Why do we have an alphabet?
  • John Man
  • Why do I always fight with my brother and sister?
  • Professor Tanya Byron
  • What are rainbows made of?
  • Antony Woodward and Rob Penn
  • Steve Leonard
  • When did people start using recipes?
  • Mario Batali
  • Why does the moon shine?
  • Dr. Heather Couper
  • Where do the oceans come from?
  • Dr. Gabrielle Walker
  • Why do snails have shells but slugs don't?
  • Nick Baker
  • Out-takes!
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Ecco paperback edition.
Extent
xviii, 318 pages
Isbn
9780062223234
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn893585043

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