This highly popular and long-running series has been revamped for a new generation of readers, with a clean, crisp redesign and colourful covers. The series explores questions that young readers ask about the world around them in an unrivalled child-friendly style. The conversational format is perfect for delivering solid information in a natural, amusing and imaginative way.
This is Book 22 in the I Wonder Why Series. See all I Wonder Why books here.
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Fiona Macdonald, the author, is a historian specialising in writing books for the children's market. Her previous titles include Step into the Aztec and Maya Worlds....More about Fiona MacDonald
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