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by Vicki Cobb
Illustrated by Julia Gorton
Published in 2004 by Harper Collins Publishers
Format: Picture Book
Genre: Nonfiction (Science)
Disclosure: Book obtained from library
I rate this book 4 out of 5 stars.
Summary From Goodreads.com
What happens when you trip or when you drop a ball?
When something falls, which way does it fall?
Do you know what makes things fall? Renowned science author Vicki Cobb explains the weighty subject of gracity with such ease that even the youngest kids will understand. Follow this book with a child who loves to play. Have lots of dropping races. Together you'll learn how much fun falling for science can be.
Exciting hands on activities and irresistible illustrations by Julia Gorton make Science Play a perfect way to learn about science...just for the fun of it.
This book provides simple information and examples about gravity. The illustrations are simple, big and clear. There is not much text on each page and it is often written in an interesting shape to support the information. I really love the experiment suggestions offered for children to explore at home.
Possible Companion Texts
Kids Science Experiments-Gravity
Mini videos about gravity