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Initial post: Jul 25, 2006, 5:15:21 AM PDT
J. L. Evans says:
Is this book good for adults who are interested in how things work, or is it just for kids? Thank you.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 24, 2006, 12:39:26 PM PST
N says:
It'll work just fine for adults, but I suspect you'll need to consult Wikipedia to flesh out some of the ideas. Also try howstuffworks.com.

Posted on Jan 26, 2012, 8:04:19 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Jan 26, 2012, 8:04:52 AM PST
Amy says:
This book is really intended for kids. My 11 year old son who is fascinated by how things work, loves it. Most of the negative reviews seem to be from adults who prefer a more adult approach (eg. a website). But it was written for kids and my kids loves it, and the wooly mammoth the adults complain about. He's a kid and he enjoys a joke! It's perfect for him.
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The New Way Things Work
The New Way Things Work by David MacAulay (Hardcover - October 26, 1998)
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