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Author Peters, Marilee, 1968- author.
Title The man who knew everything : the strange life of Athanasius Kircher / Marilee Peters ; illustrations by Roxanna Bikadoroff.
Pub Info Toronto ; Berkeley : Annick Press, 2017.
book jacket
 Cotuit Children's Room  JB Kircher     AVAILABLE
 Edgartown-Children Coll.  J 921 KIRCHER     AVAILABLE
Descript 59 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
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Audience 980L Lexile
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "This book is a non-fiction biography of Athanasius Kircher, a 17th-century Jesuit, scientist and polymath. He was one of the modern world's first scientific celebrities. His interests ranged from hieroglyphics to China to astrology to geology. He was one of the first scientists to formulate theories based on observation. In 1638, he was lowered into the smoking crater of Mount Vesuvius to observe how volcanoes worked. He published his findings 30 years later."-- Provided by publisher.
Note Issued also in electronic formats.
Subject Kircher, Athanasius, 1602-1680 -- Juvenile literature.
Kircher, Athanasius, 1602-1680.
Scientists -- Germany -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Intellectuals -- Germany -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Scholars -- Germany -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Volcanology -- Juvenile literature.
Germany -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Germany -- Biography.
Genre Biography.
Add Author Bikadoroff, Roxanna, 1964- illustrator.
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