That's How!

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Harper Collins, May 10, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages

How do things work?


Let me think.

That's How!

Christoph Niemann invites you to look below the surface in this visual exploration of the way things work. Turns out there is more to it than meets the eye!


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User Review  - debnance - LibraryThing

As a boy and girl walk along, the girl asks the boy how things work. The boy provides some imaginative answers. “How does a truck work? Hmmm…Let me think. That’s how! Wow!” (Drawing shows a big lion pushing the pedals that move the gears inside the motor of a truck.) Read full review

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User Review  - kidlit9 - LibraryThing

A girl asks a boy how things like a firetruck and an airplane work. He imagines a variety of animals doing activities to power the vehicles. At the end, the girl sees a bicycle and shows the boy she ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

Christoph Niemann is also the creator of the picture books Subway, The Pet Dragon, and The Police Cloud, as well as the blog Abstract City at He has illustrated covers for the New Yorker, the Atlantic, and the New York Times Magazine. The artist lives with his family in Berlin, Germany, and New York City.

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