Whether it\'s in the Yard, in the House or elsewhere...Lisa Campbell Ernst delves into how common household objects--such as soap, scissors and house keys--work. The detailed, but easy-to-understand, language describes the functioning of everyday items, and Ernst\'s meticulous and cleverly labeled pictures are fascinating. How Things Work in the House is a marvelous companion to the much praised How Things Work Around the Yard. It also stands on its own as kid-compelling non-fiction.
Award-winning author and illustrator Lisa Campbell Ernst takes a closer look at the great outdoors as she celebrates young children's inquisitiveness about the world around them. Ernst describes the inner workings of acorns, bubbles, puddles, ants, wagons, clouds, and birds in detailed, yet easy-to-understand...[more]
What’s so interesting about a banana, a sock, a toilet, a piggy bank? Everything! Lisa Campbell Ernst fastened onto the inspiring notion that “amazingness is going on around us every nanosecond of the day” and invites kids to marvel at things as close to home as—their own house! Learn about...[more]