What Is Science? (Hardcover)

By Rebecca Kai Dotlich, Sachiko Yoshikawa (Illustrator)

Henry Holt & Company, 9780805073942, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 8, 2006



A whirlwind tour through the intriguing world of science

What exactly is science? Stars and planets, rocks and soil, hurricanes and airplanes science is all of these things and so much more. It's also about curiosity: asking questions and exploring possible answers.

Through simple words and child-friendly illustrations, this poetic picture book introduces young children to the exciting and ever-changing world of science.

"What Is Science?" is a 2007 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

About the Author

Rebecca Kai Dotlich is the author of many picture books for young readers, such as In the Spin of Things: Poetry of Motion. She lives in Indiana with her husband. Sachiko Yoshikawa has illustrated several books for young readers, including Beach Is to Fun: A Book of Relationships. She lives in Seattle, Washington.