K-Gr 3—The process of making crayons, chocolate, ice cream, and other common goods is detailed from start to finish with full-page color photos capturing every step. Information about each item is presented in short vignettes, making each installment digestible and engaging for young learners. Maps depicting the origins of a few of the products provide context, and some historical information is also included. New words and concepts are in bold. VERDICT A visually pleasing guide to a handful of basic scientific concepts that will satisfy curious minds.