Gemma Elwin Harris

Gemma Elwin Harris



Why Can't I Tickle Myself?

by Gemma Elwin Harris Non-fiction

  • UK & Comm Faber & Faber (October 2012, Ed. Hannah Griffiths)
  • US Ecco Press

Child: How do you make electricity?
Are there any undiscovered animals?
Can a bee sting a bee?
Why can't we live forever?
Why is water wet?

Parent: Ummm...

Children ask questions all the time, most of which are impossible for any ordinary parent to answer. Imagine if we had expert on hand to help.....

Why Can't I Tickle Myself? takes hundreds of questions from primary school children and gets them answered by some of our greatest thinkers and experts including Sir David Attenborough, Kate Humble, Heston Blumenthal and Sir Richard Dawkins.

Full of knowledge, wit and wisdom Why Can't I Tickle Myself? unearths the curious child in all of us.

(First published in hardback as Big Questions from Little People)

Why Can't I Tickle Myself

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