Every Day on Earth | Book Spotlight
The Children’s Book Review
Published: July 29, 2011
Knowledge is the key to discovery. Fill your brain with fun facts about space, technology, pop culture, food, animals, sports, and the human body. Enter to win a signed copy of Every Day on Earth by Matthew and Steve Murrie—not only will you have some seriously fun stuff to talk about … you’ll be quenching your thirst for knowledge.
Reading Level: 8-12
Paperback: 224 pages
Series overview: Did you know the average adult breathes in 88 lbs. (roughly the weight of a 10 year old boy) of air every day?
Just think of what else happens in a single day! Your taste bud cells are replaced at a rate of 50,000 a day. Almost 40,000 trees are cut down every day just to make paper bags. And a mayfly lives its entire life in a single day. This book is full of fun facts about space, technology, pop culture, food, animals, sports, the human body, and more!
About the authors: Matthew Murrie is the coauthor of Every Minute on Earth, Planet Earth Guide to the Planet, Planet Earth Up Close, and The First Book of Seconds. He has an MA in the Teaching of English from Teachers College, Columbia University and is an English Professor at Westminster College in Fulton, MO.
Steve Murrie is the coauthor of Every Minute on Earth, Planet Earth Guide to the Planet, Planet Earth Up Close, and The First Book of Seconds. He holds an MA from Penn State University in Science Education and is a retired science teacher residing in Union, MO.
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