Author(s): Bathroom Readers' Institute
Find the answers to hundreds of life's most perplexing questions in this entertaining collection from the editors at Portable Press (the team behind the best-selling, award-winning Uncle John's Bathroom Reader line). Do Geese Get Goose Bumps is 224 pages of simple explanations for complex topicseverything from "Why is air transparent?" to "Why do late-night commercials always offer to throw in a second, identical product 'at no extra cost'?" Clearly written and thoroughly researched, this book will shed new light on science, history, politics, sports, animals, food, pop culture, and more. Some sample questions: Can an elephant cry crocodile tears?Why do clouds float?Why is abbreviation such a long word?What's in a hot dog?Why does Hawaii have interstate highways?What did they call a photographic memory before the invention of photography?Why does Superman wear his underwear on the outside?Why do dogs come when you call them, but cats ignore you?What's a male ballerina called? And much, much more!"
The Bathroom Readers' Institute is a tight-knit group of loyal and skilled writers, researchers, and editors who have been working as a team for years. The BRI understands the habits of a very special market Throne Sitters and devotes itself to providing amazing facts and conversation pieces."