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Who invented slime? Why do we put money in piggy banks? How did Bubble Wrap come to be? You'll find the answers to these questions and more in the second book in this fantastic series from National Geographic Kids!
Ever wonder how haunted houses got their spooky reputation; where cheese originally came from; and when and where people decided hitting a tiny ball with a long stick was their idea of fun (ahem, golf)? Prepare to be amazed by the surprising backstories behind the things you use or do every day! From familiar foods and common clothing items to bizarre beauty regimes and quirky products, this book covers all your burning questions: Who thought of that? Where did that come from? Why is that a thing?
This riveting little treasure is jam-packed with awesome facts, fun stories, and colourful visuals. Once you know all this cool stuff about the origins of everyday stuff, you can "wow" your friends and family.