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11 Experiments That Failed

Written by Jenny Offill & illustrated by Nancy Carpenter
Published by Schwartz & Wade
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“This is a most joyful and clever whimsy, the kind that lightens the heart and puts a shine on the day,” raved Kirkus Reviews in a starred review.

Is it possible to eat snowballs doused in ketchup—and nothing else—all winter? Can a washing machine wash dishes? By reading the step-by-step instructions, kids can discover the answers to such all-important questions along with the book’s curious narrator. Here are 12 “hypotheses,” as well as lists of “what you need,” “what to do,” and “what happened” that are sure to make young readers laugh out loud as they learn how to conduct science experiments (really!).

Jenny Offill and Nancy Carpenter—the ingenious pair that brought you 17 Things I’m Not Allowed to Do Anymore—have outdone themselves in this brilliant and outrageously funny book.

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Who Wrote 11 Experiments That Failed

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Jenny Offill

Jenny Offill is the author of 17 Things I’m Not Allowed to Do Anymore, a Parenting Magazine Best Book of the Year and a Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Book of the Year, and 11 Experiments That Failed, also a Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Book of the Year, which Kirkus Reviews, in a starred review, called “the most joyful and clever whimsy.” Learn more at jennyoffill.com.

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Who Illustrated 11 Experiments That Failed

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Nancy Carpenter

Nancy Carpenter is the illustrator of more than 40 children’s books and has received numerous honors for her work, including two Christopher Awards and the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award. She lives in Brooklyn with her family.

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ISBN:
9780375847622
Publication Date:
September 27, 2011

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