Big Questions Without Big Answers
Compiled by Gemma Elwin Harris
ECCO, $24.99, 318 pages
Kids deserve all of the answers they can get. Big Questions From Little People and Simple Answers from Great Minds answers a number of questions that kids have about the universe, ranging from the simple “Why is the sky blue?” to the complex “Why do wars happen?” There are a number of surprising questions which makes for a read you won’t soon forget.
This is a pretty good book to get that inquisitive kid, if for no other reason than to answer some of the questions you may have problems answering. The book even provides some additional questions answered by comedians, just to make things a little more interesting.
Most questions are answered concisely by experts in the field, ensuring that the answers are authoritative and as complete as possible. This is a good book to give kids or to use as a reference when you need quick answers.
Reviewed by Jamais Jochim