From DNA to jet-propelled squid to proof that it's best to prepare dragon tonic using the metric system, David Schwartz's perennial science alphabet book entertains the science-curious and the science-phobic alike. By the time kids get to the end they'll agree - W is for Wow!
As a child, KIM DONER aspired to be a Ballerina-Veterinarian-Artist-- dancing at night, saving animals by day, and summering in Africa to draw wild animals from a treehouse. Today, she has made those dreams a reality-sharing her love of the arts through her award-winning children's books, rehabilitating wildlife, and planning a return to Africa with her husband. Kim lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma. DAVID SCHWARTZ is the author of 50 children's books, including G IS FOR GOOGOL and Q IS FOR QUARK. He is a frequent guest speaker at schools in the US abroad. He lives with his wife-and co-author-YAEL SCHY in Oakland, California. From the Hardcover edition.