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Oh, Yuck!: The Encyclopedia of Everything Nasty (Paperback)

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    Kids love stuff that's gross. From the liquids, solids, and gases--especially the gases!--or their own bodies to the creepy, crawly, slimy, slithery, fetid, and feculent phenomena in the world at large, kids with a curious bent just can't get enough.Oh, Yuck! The Encyclopedia of Everything Nasty brings together, in one book, all the good things about some of the baddest things on Earth.

    Exhaustively researched and impeccably scientific, yet written with a lively lack of earnestness,Oh, Yuck! is an ants to zits encyclopedic compendium covering people, animals, insects, plants, foods, and more. Here are vampire bats, which sip blood and pee at the same time so that they'll always be light enough to fly away; and slime eels, wreathed in mucus and eating fellow fish from the inside out. Oh, Yuck! explains why vomit smells; where dandruff comes from; what pus is all about; and why maggots adore rotting meant. Other features include gross recipes, putrid projects, 10 foods that make you airborne, and more.

    With hundreds of cartoon illustrations and real-life photographs, Oh, Yuck! is the complete guide to the irresistible--at least to an 8-to-12 year old--underbelly of life.

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    ISBN 9780761107712
    Genre JUVENILE NONFICTION / Reference / Encyclopedias
    Format Paperback
    Pages 320
    Publisher Date 2000-01-02 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Workman Pub Co
    Copyright Year 20000601
    Height 10.75 in
    Wdth 8.25 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 1.15 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle The Encyclopedia of Everything Nasty
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors Masoff, Joy

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    • Slam Dunk Gift

      I bought this as a gift for a 7 year old boy. I bought the older girl a copy of Twilight. When they received them in the mail they were enamored with this disgusting book. They loved it! The Mother is reading Twilight now. :-)

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    • Great Purchase

      The kids loved the books. It was funny and entertaining.

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    • Yuck book

      This book is wonderful. Much thicker and full of bits of info than i expected. I gave it to a 10 year old and his 12 year old brother cant wait to look through it. Great for getting kids to read.

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    • Oh Yuck!

      My 11 year old Grandson Charlie, was really interested in the books contents. He couldn't put it down, because he was absolutely astonished with all the things that were told about everything

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    • 5th and Main

      Everything you want to know about subjects only a 12 year old boy would appreciate....I love this book...good for all ages except the very young

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