Surprising Stories Behind Everyday Stuff

Author(s): Stephanie Warren Drimmer; Ariane Szu-Tu

Junior Nonfiction

Who invented pizza? Why do people shake hands? Why do we wear underwear? You'll find the answers to these questions and more in this new series from National Geographic Kids!

Ever wonder why we have birthday cakes? And why some people use forks and some use chopsticks? Prepare to be amazed by the surprising back stories behind the things you use or do every day! From familiar foods to common clothing items to bizarre beauty regimens, this book covers all your burning questions: Who thought of that? Where did that come from? Why is that a thing? Presented in a bold, colourful design, with stunning photos, and jam-packed with impressive facts, this book will have you riveted! Once you know all these amazing things about the origins of everyday stuff, you can 'wow' your friends and family.


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General Fields

  • : 9781426335297
  • : National Geographic Society
  • : National Geographic Society
  • : August 2019
  • : 1.4 Centimeters X 16.4 Centimeters X 16.4 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Stephanie Warren Drimmer; Ariane Szu-Tu
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 032.02
  • : 256