Iqbal and His Ingenious Idea: How a Science Project Helps One Family and the Planet

Iqbal and His Ingenious Idea: How a Science Project Helps One Family and the Planet, by Elizabeth Suneby and illustrated by Rebecca Green

Synopsis: It’s monsoon season in Bangladesh, which means Iqbal’s mother must cook the family’s meals indoors, over an open fire. The smoke from the fire makes breathing difficult for his mother and baby sister, and it’s even making them sick. Hearing them coughing at night worries Iqbal. So when he learns that his school’s upcoming science fair has the theme of sustainability, Iqbal comes up with the perfect idea for his entry: he’ll design a stove that doesn’t produce smoke! With help from his teacher, Iqbal learns all about solar energy cooking, which uses heat from the sun to cook — ingenious! Has Iqbal found a way to win first prize in the science fair while providing cleaner air and better health for his family at the same time?

Published: May 2018 | ISBN: 978-1771387200 | Ages: 4-8 years

Elizabeth’s Homepage: https://www.elizabethsuneby.com
Elizabeth’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/pressed4words

Rebecca’s Homepage: http://myblankpaper.com

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