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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Geschiefenis 10, K. Started reading this one with “the lads” after finishing “The Littlest Prince” in late August of last year. On 19 October the remaining three members of the expedition reached Eismitte. Olympus November 29, Publication Date: Hardcoverpages. It turns out, a lot of the ground that Bryson covers here wasn’t completely new to me.

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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. Most of what I learned in high school, I’d forgotten. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Oct 30, Kendall rated it really liked it Shelves: Mantell became financially destitute and his wife left him in How do they compare?

For us older people, who are visual learners, it is enchanting and makes geschiedejis facts seem easy to grasp.

Not Enabled Screen Reader: In the article concerning global warming, Bryson paints a picture that we really don’t know if the Earth is warming up and if so, what is causing it. Aug 04, Felicia rated it liked it Shelves: Couple of years ago I realized I know hardly anything about sciences, natural history and the like.


Get it for your kids, get it for yourself The fact that Mother Nature sends out hundred’s of billions of tons of carbon dioxide via volcanoes and dead and decaying flora and fauna was an interesting fact I had neither heard nor considered before now. Thank you for reading my review, Calzean. I think that Bill Bryson has written a book that will draw kids into the fascinating world of science effortlessly.

Bill Bryson remarked that Midgley possessed “an instinct for the regrettable that was almost uncanny”. Load 3 more questions. The book was also not what I expected. Max Planck was a German theoretical physicist whose work on quantum theory won him the Nobel Prize in physics in Honestly, I started it the last week or so of July and finished it the last week of September.

In fact, Owen even transferred claim of a number of discoveries from Mantell to himself. Lost in the cosmos, The size of the earth, A new age dawns, Dangerous planet, Life itself, and The road to us. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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 withhol I very much enjoyed and recognize the value and virtues of this book but I have a few misgivings. I think it’d be a really great addition to a primary school science curriculum, especially if an adult was reading it aloud and making comments. Can’t say as I blame him there; to wit, “reality TV” and the doltish emphasis in this society on how one looks or on how much money one makes rather than on what are we doing to our planet and what can I, as an individual, do about it!

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Homo sapiens neanderthalensisyrs ago: I highly recommend this as “bedtime reading” to anyone over six or seven but under twelve years of age; teens may find the information a bit too simple or uninteresting. Please show me an example? Jul 16, Steven Gilbert rated it gescgiedenis was amazing. Misty They are completely different. Cause it’s published in See Featured Authors Answering Questions.

Een kleine geschiedenis van bijna alles

Generally optimistic in me ‘umble opinion, Guv’nor! His wife who adored him, devoted years of her life to writing an almost mythical account of her husband’s life, much of which is evidently false.

So when the YA version caught my eye, I jumped to the chance to learn stuff about bujna everything again. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Bill Bryson can find the most interesting of the lesser known historical, scientific or natural facts and is like a naughty child when he crushes what is a popular historical “fact”. 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. Jul 18, Muhammad Nawawy Arasy Padil rated it really liked it.

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