How Do You Lift a Lion?

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Albert Whitman and Company, 1996 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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How do you lift a lion? With a machine that's big and powerful with clanking metal parts? There are machines like that. But others have only a few moving parts. In fact, some machines are so simple they don't seem like machines at all.

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User Review  - sommerkirk - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this story and I thought it would fit well in the "Engage" section of a 5E unit. The story begins with a question, how do you lift a lion? This is followed by an explanation of levers. It ... Read full review

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User Review  - BarbaraLange - LibraryThing

This book gives a simple understanding of the six simple machines. Teachers can use this book as a hook for their simple machine lessons. Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Robert E. Wells (Robert Ernest Wells) was born in Pasadena, CA in 1940. In the 90s, he began to put words and pictures into the form of children's books, and now in the new century he continues to do so. In 1993 he wrote and illustrated his first book, "Is a Blue Whale the Biggest Thing There is?". Other books include "What's Smaller Than a Pygmy Shrew?" (Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children, 1996), "What's Faster Than a Speeding Cheetah?", and his latest book, "Why Do Elephants Need the Sun?". Many of his books have been translated into various other languages.