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What's Faster Than a Speeding Cheetah? (Wells of Knowledge Science)

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Compares the speed of various animals, from humans to cheetahs to peregrine falcons, with even faster things like rockets, meteroids, and light.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published January 1st 1997 by Albert Whitman & Company
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Jun 08, 2014 Melissa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This series is an absolute favorite in our home. Robert Wells makes topics so understandable for kids and presents them in a fun way.
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I love the way this book catches a child's interest with the question it poses and then adds to it.
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Just a fun and enjoyable children's book that will be loved by the whole family.
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About Robert Wells
Robert E. Wells is the author and illustrator of many intriguing and award-winning science books for children. He lives with his wife in Wenatchee, Washington.

Welcome Robert E. Wells’s books into your classroom, and you’ll find most of
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