Thursday, September 12, 2019

New Book by Kira Vermond – Why Don’t Cars Run on Apple Juice?

How do stars stay in the sky? Why do my toots smell? Can a rat burp?  What is time?
Kids ask great questions. A lot of them. The Ontario Science Centre collected thought-provoking questions from their most inquisitive visitors and answered them in Why Don’t Cars Run on Apple Juice? a fun and informative Q&A book for curious minds of all ages {published by Annick Press}.
Written by Kira Vermond, illustrated by Suharu Ogawa and scientifically verified by staff at the Ontario Science Centre, Why Don’t Cars Run on Apple Juice? serves up the answers to 50 quizzical queries – from biology to geology to astronomy.
Why Don’t Cars Run on Apple Juice? is for anyone who loves to ask, “Why?” Get your hardcover copy at the Science Centre at The Gorilla Store or at any bookstore or online here for $19.95.

Kira Vermond is a Guelph-based freelance writer and children’s nonfiction author who has penned over 1,500 articles and columns for the Globe and Mail, The Nationl Post, Chatelaine, MoneySense, CBC, Owl, and others. Kira’s Why We Live Where We Livewon the prestigious 2015 Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children’s Nonfiction.

Kira is also the author of Growing Up, Inside and Out and The Secret Life of Money: A kids’ guide to cash and Half-truths and Brazen Lies: An Honest Look at Lying. She's currently working on a new books with Owlkids to be released this year.  
Many Quick Brown Fox readers will know Kira as a guest speaker at my Kid Lit weekly classes and Saturday Writing for Children and for Young Adults workshops. ~Brian
Visit her website here.

For information about submitting to Annick Press and to 20 other Canadian and American publishers who do not require you to be agented, see here.

For information about my next Writing for Children and for Young Adults workshop, see here.

See my full schedule here, including Saturday writing workshops, weekly writing classes, and weekend retreats in Algonquin Park, Alliston, Bolton, Barrie, Brampton, Burlington, Caledon, Collingwood, Georgetown, Georgina, Guelph, Hamilton, Jackson’s Point, Kitchener-Waterloo, London, Midland, Mississauga, New Tecumseth, Oakville, Ottawa, Peterborough, St. Catharines, Sudbury, Toronto, Windsor,  Woodstock, Halton, Muskoka, Peel, Simcoe, York Region, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.

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