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Een kleine geschiedenis van bijna alles by Bill Bryson, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Readers’ questions about Een kleine geschiedenis van bijna alles. 11 questions answered. About Een kleine geschiedenis van bijna alles. by Bill Bryson. Een kleine geschiedenis van bijna alles by Bill Bryson Bill Bryson remarked that Midgley possessed “an instinct for the regrettable that was almost uncanny”.

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He doesn’t understand all the words but he loves the pictures. Everyone needs more understanding of the world around us and the history of science is sadly neglected in our schools ‘much more important than the history of monarchs.

Wegener died probably of a heart attack Bill Bryson wrote he froze to death. Jun 28, Bljna rated it really liked it. Doctor Thomas Geschideenis Jr. On 19 October the remaining three members of the expedition reached Eismitte. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and kpeine customers. You want to understand atoms, the universe, cell structure, DNA, dinosaurs, geology, the human body, how we got here Share your thoughts with other customers.

I love this kids’ version of the book–it covers most of what we teach in sixth grade social studies and science all in one book! It’s kind of like a human primer. How does this compare to Yuval Noah Harari’s Sapiens? Only about half of the book really engaged them and then only about a quarter was understood, but this still means that they’ve learnt heaps.

Een kleine geschiedenis van bijna alles Dutch Edition. James and I have enjoyed reading this together.

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Started reading this one with “the lads” after finishing “The Littlest Prince” in late August of last year. Does anyone own a copy of the illustrated version?

Bill Bryson can find the most interesting of the lesser known historical, scientific or allles facts and is like a naughty child when he crushes what is a popular historical “fact”.


Nonetheless, we ALL greatly enjoyed this book and truly hate to see it come to an end. Gesvhiedenis 14 participants under his leadership were to establish three permanent stations from which the thickness of the Greenland ice sheet could be measured and year-round Arctic weather observations made. Dec 10, This would not be a problem for many children who would be likely ee get their hands and heads around this book, but why pass up the opportunity for fundamental comprehension of scientific facts by withhol I very much enjoyed and recognize the value and virtues of this book but I have a few misgivings.

Jul 29, Alastair Hudson rated it it was amazing Shelves: Read more Read less.

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In his last book, he turned his attention to science. Well, it attracted my inner geek, anyway! Mantell was mocked by his peers, and especially sir Richard Owen the coiner of the word “dinosaur” made his life a hell. Jul 18, Muhammad Nawawy Arasy Padil rated it really liked it. What became of Edwin Hubble after his death at his home on the 28th of Septemberis a mystery. On one occasion my six year old interrupted to put forward his idea of moving continents “like a jigsaw” a whole two pages before plate tectonics were described!

I was hoping for something for a slightly more mature reader, but this one was interesting. What’s the most fascinating tidbit of information you learned from this book?

Really short and interesting with a lot of pictures and easy tone – though meant for kids, works well for a coffee table book for curious adults as well. Discover new books on Goodreads. I think everyone should read it. And it was all done in about the time it takes to make a sandwich. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Aug 24, Lists with This Book. While Villumsen rode the sled, Wegener had to use skis, but they never reached the camp: I think that Bill Bryson has written a book that will draw kids into the fascinating world of science effortlessly. Those quibbles aside, I’m really glad I read this book. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. All kids must read this book I’m happy his vocabulary is increasing and with good words too.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The illustrations in the book were gorgeous though and I found most of the time when I was getting annoyed with the info dump I was receiving the images on the page could help to make up for it.

Horacio I’d say Yuval Harari’s Sapiens is a perfect complement to the last part of this book.

For us older people, who are visual learners, it is enchanting and makes complicated facts seem easy to grasp. In fact, Owen even transferred claim of a number of discoveries from Mantell to himself. Dec 30, Joseph Delcourt rated it it was ok. Nonfiction has geschoedenis been hard for me and is generally a genre I stay away from.

Published October 28th by Doubleday Canada first published Thank you for reading my review, Calzean. The childish sketches accompanying the text, however, are not particularly appealing and could well have been avoided.

This would not be a problem for many children who would be likely to get their hands and heads around this book, but why pass up the opportunity for fundamental comprehension of scientific facts by withholding this information from a possibly curious yet under-resourced individual?

If you want to make sense of the universe we live in, read this book!