I Get Wet

By Vicki Cobb; Julia Gorton (Illustrator)
(HarperCollins Publishers, Hardcover, 9780688178383, 40pp.)

Publication Date: August 2002

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Description

Know the fastest way to cool off on a hot summer day?
You get wet!

Know what happens when you stay out in the rain?
You get wet!

But do you know how and why you get wet?
You will!

Renowned science author Vicki Cobb has concocted just the right formula for making scientific principles easy for even the youngest kids to understand. Follow this book with a young child who loves to play, just add water, and -- presto! -- you have a science discovery that will forever change the way your child looks at the world.

Discover science, and the world will never look the same.

Fun hands-on activities and irresistible illustrations by Julia Gorton make this book a perfect excuse to learn about science...just for the fun of it!




About the Author
Vicki Cobb is a pro at explaining the cohesive and adhesive properties of water. but she can never seem to remember that plants like water too! She finally had to decorate her home with artificial plants to keep from killing the live ones.

Ever since Science Experiments You Can Eat, Vicki Cobb has been delighting children, parents, and teachers with the fun of making science discoveries. Now, with the new Science Play series, she sets her sights on the youngest children. who are natural scientists and are always experimenting. Vicki Cobb and her husband divide their time between their homes in White Plains, New York. and Manchester, Vermont.



Julia Gorton has loved to get wet since her days as a teenage member of the Aquaettes. A local synchronized swim team. She is still passionate about water and is working to get a community pool built.

For a decade she has been delighting children with her inspired illustrations and dazzling designs. Her work can be found in the Science Play book I See Myself by Vicki Cobb, the MathStart book Super Sandcastle Saturday by Stuart J. Murphy, and Ten Rosy Roses, by Eve Merriam. Julia Gorton lives in a sprinklerfilled community in New Jersey with her husband, author-illustrator Daniel Kirk, and their three children, who splish and splash all around the town.

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