These books are out of print but I was overjoyed to discover this series when a library was discarding them. I love vintage books!
With over 25 books in the series and title selections like From Clay to Bricks, From Sand to Glass and From Grain to Bread to chose from, your budding scientist will be able to research his or her answers on their own.
The author presents all the information in a format that young readers can understand. The series was started by Ali Mitgutsch, a German artist and author whose colorful, happy, detailed illustrations appeal to both my 5 and 7 year old.
If you are lucky enough to spot any of his books for $1.00 to $15.00, snap it up, as many of his books can be priced at $50.00 and way beyond.