Eleven Experiments that Failed
"This is a most joyful and clever whimsy, the kind that lightens the heart and puts a shine on the day," raved Kirkus Reviews in a starred review.
Is it possible to eat snowballs doused in ketchup—and nothing else—all winter? Can a washing machine wash dishes? By reading the step-by-step instructions, kids can discover the answers to such all-important questions along with the book's curious narrator. Here are 12 "hypotheses," as well as lists of "what you need," "what to do," and "what happened" that are sure to make young readers laugh out loud as they learn how to conduct science experiments (really!).
Jenny Offill and Nancy Carpenter—the ingenious pair that brought you 17 Things I'm Not Allowed to Do Anymore—have outdone themselves in this brilliant and outrageously funny book.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - vharsh1 - LibraryThing
The book, “11 Experiments That Failed”, I found to be very funny an entertaining. In the book, the girl formulates ideas in her head and then tests them to see if they will actually work. The author ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - alizastein - LibraryThing
Do dogs like to be covered in glitter? Will a piece of bologna fly like a Frisbee? Is there a way to make stinky cheese smell better? Our young female protagonist is thinking like a scientist and ... Read full review