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This book explains a wide variety of things that surround us, such as: How are bread and chocolate made? Where does electricity come from? How do a TV and a telephone work? Why does steel rust? And many other interesting subjects

Each subject includes a special "To the Parent" section, giving additional information for use when giving further explanations to the child.

The 7-page "Growing-Up Album" in the back of the book invites the child to do written excercises, using information from the book.

Click the INDEX button for the complete contents of the book. The SPREAD button opens a double page from Things around Us, showing the lively combination of text and illustrations.