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How To Really Fool Yourself: Illusions For All Your Senses

Cobb, Vicki

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ISBN 10: 039731907X / ISBN 13: 9780397319077
Published by HarperCollins, New York, 1981
Condition: Fine copy in fine dust jacket Hardcover
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8vo, 145 pp., Inscribed & signed by the author on the half-title page. Bookseller Inventory # 053600

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Title: How To Really Fool Yourself: Illusions For ...

Publisher: HarperCollins, New York

Publication Date: 1981

Binding: hardcover

Illustrator: Illus. by Leslie Morrill

Book Condition: Fine copy in fine dust jacket

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: Later prt. edition.

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Fans of Vicki Cobb's unique blend of humor, science, and hands-on activities will have tons of fun with How to Really Fool Yourself. Kids won't be able to believe their eyes--not to mention their ears, noses, hands, and tongues! Packed with all-new illustrations and a delightful new design, this book features over 70 activities to fool all five senses. Each illusion is followed by a fascinating "Why You're Fooled" section that explains the science and history behind the "magic."
* Illusions of touch, taste, hearing, smell, and sight include: the Incredible Shrinking Sugar Cube, Flavorless Coffee, Movie-Style Sound Effects, Making Circles from Straight Lines, and many more
* The hardcover edition of How to Really Fool Yourself has sold 90,000 copies
* A Main Selection of the Primary Teachers' Book Club

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Vicki Cobb (White Plains, NY) is the author of over 70 children's science books, including the bestselling Science Experiments You Can Eat.

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