Just A Minute!

Just A Minute!

A Crazy Adventure in Time

Book - 2009
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In just a minute...your heart will beat 60 to 100 times, your kitchen faucet will send two to four gallons of water down the drain, a cheetah racing after its food will run the length of four to five football fields... What else can happen in just a minute? Readers will have to follow David (who is almost five million minutes old) through his zany day -- which involves escaped animals, a crashed movie set, and backyard hijinks -- to find out. As readers come along for the ride, they learn a myriad of facts -- featured as fast facts on the pages -- related to what can happen in a minute in the world all around them. A special section at the back of the book presents a brief history of time devices, from sundials to water clocks and candle clocks, all the way through to atomic clocks. Howlingly funny, surprising, and fascinating, this is a tour through time that readers won't want to miss.
Publisher: Toronto : Maple Tree Press, c2009.
ISBN: 9781897349441
Characteristics: [42] p. :,chiefly col. ill. ;,25 cm.
Additional Contributors: MacEachern, Stephen


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