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Bob McDonald


Besides being the host of Quirks & Quarks, Bob McDonald is the CBC’s science reporter and the author of two books based on the program, Wonderstruck I and Wonderstruck II. He is also the author of the memoir Measuring the Earth with a Stick: Science As I've Seen It.

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The Quirks & Quarks Question Book
Written by CBC
Introduction by Bob McDonald

eBook | pages | McClelland & Stewart | Science
978-1-55199-412-3 (1-55199-412-7)

August 27, 2010 | $13.99

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The Quirks & Quarks Question Book
Written by CBC, Introduction by Bob McDonald

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551994123
Our Price: $13.99


• Is there really such a thing as a blue moon?
• What time is it at the North Pole?
• Why don’t woodpeckers get concussed?
• Why don’t snorers wake themselves with the racket they make?
• Do insects sleep?

These are just a few of the intriguing questions asked and answered in The Quirks...

Also available as a trade paperback.

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The Quirks & Quarks Guide to Space
Written by Jim Lebans
Introduction by Bob McDonald

eBook | pages | McClelland & Stewart | Science; Science - Astronomy; Science - Astrophysics & Space Science
978-1-55199-264-8 (1-55199-264-7)

November 19, 2008 | $17.99

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The Quirks & Quarks Guide to Space
Written by Jim Lebans, Introduction by Bob McDonald

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551992648
Our Price: $17.99


For everyone who’s curious about what’s new under (and over and around) the stars.

Douglas Adams famously pronounced in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy that the answer to life, the universe, and everything was 42. Quirks & Quarks, whose approach to science owes almost as much to Adams as it does...

Also available as a trade paperback.

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The Quirks & Quarks Guide to Space
Written by Jim Lebans
Introduction by Bob McDonald

Trade Paperback | 256 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Science; Science - Astronomy; Science - Astrophysics & Space Science
978-0-7710-5003-9 (0-7710-5003-8)

February 19, 2008 | $22.99

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The Quirks & Quarks Guide to Space
Written by Jim Lebans, Introduction by Bob McDonald

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771050039
Our Price: $22.99
   Quantity: 1 


For everyone who’s curious about what’s new under (and over and around) the stars.

Douglas Adams famously pronounced in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy that the answer to life, the universe, and everything was 42. Quirks & Quarks, whose approach to science owes almost as much to Adams as it does...

Also available as an eBook.

book cover
The Quirks & Quarks Question Book
Written by CBC
Introduction by Bob McDonald

Trade Paperback | 208 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Science
978-0-7710-5448-8 (0-7710-5448-3)

March 19, 2002 | $19.99

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The Quirks & Quarks Question Book
Written by CBC, Introduction by Bob McDonald

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771054488
Our Price: $19.99
   Quantity: 1 


• Is there really such a thing as a blue moon?
• What time is it at the North Pole?
• Why don’t woodpeckers get concussed?
• Why don’t snorers wake themselves with the racket they make?
• Do insects sleep?

These are just a few of the intriguing questions asked and answered in The Quirks...

Also available as an eBook.

              
              



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