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True or false: "Eating too much sugar will make you hyper." How about, "If you go outside with wet hair, you'll catch a cold." Or, "A mother bird will reject her babies if they have been touched by humans." Each of these "facts" that we've all heard before are actually false, and the real story behind each one is clearly told here in this intriguing and unique book.
Catherine Rondina has written numerous children's books and teaches the art of writing nonfiction. She is the author of Don't Touch That Toad and Other Strange Things Adults Tell You. Catherine lives in Richmond Hill, Ontario.Kevin Sylvester is a journalist who happened to fall into sports rather than a ?sports guy.? He's also a documentary-maker, writer, producer, and sketch artist. Kevin is well known as the host of CBC National Radio Morning Sports. His first book was Sports Hall of Weird (2005).
Rondina advocates for children, and does not hesitate to say that parents are sometimes completely mistaken.--Quill & Quire Gleefully providing ammunition for snarky readers eager to second-guess misguided beliefs and commands of grown-ups.--Kirkus Reviews