Geared toward the picture book crowd, this fun nonfiction series presents information related to familiar places, Kitchen and Backyard, as well as of great interest, My Body and Water Fun. With simple experiments that can be performed using household materials, these titles offer parents a fun way to introduce their children to science. A mix of photographs and illustrations make the experiments easy to set up and follow. While a child who has a great interest in a particular topic might want to do all the activities, the books are easy to dip into if parents are hoping to find an experiment to help address a specific topic, such as how muscles help create facial expressions, page 11 of My Body. Lift-the-flap science facts follow each activity and present follow up ideas.
Reviewed by Melendra