DescriptionWhen the power goes out at home, young scientist Curious McCarthy hypothesizes that when there is no electricity at the house, one of the seven McCarthy kids will get in trouble. The power comes back of before the hypothesis is proven true, but Curious's interest in electricity has been sparked. Using funny footnotes, Curious shares her observations of school and home in a crazy story featuring electrons, arm wrestling, cooties, and batteries made out of fruit A glossary, discussion questions, and writing prompts provide reading support, while a related science experiment adds to the fun.
Picture Window Books
August 01, 2017
5.2 X 0.4 X 7.3 inches | 0.35 pounds
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About the Author
Tory Christie is a real scientist by day and secretly writes children's books at night. When it is light outside, she studies rocks and water. After dark, she writes silly science stories that kids and grownups can laugh about. Check out her latest series, Curious McCarthy, and explore science with Curious and her zany family. Tory Christie grew up in a large family, but her family was nothing like the McCarthys -- honestly. The McCarthys are completely fiction -- really. Tory Christie lives in Fargo, North Dakota with her medium-sized family. Find out more at: www.torychristie.com.
Mina Price is an American illustrator and designer. She has a particular affinity for character design and lifestyle illustration, or basically any project that allows her to draw interesting people in cool outfits. She enjoys finding ways to seamlessly marry traditional and digital art, going from scanner to Photoshop to printer to paint and back again. Mina graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art with a BFA in illustration. Now she is a freelance illustrator and designer who does everything from editorial to publishing work and all that's in between. When she is not drawing, Mina can frequently be found baking things with lots of sugar or getting way too emotional over a good book.