Didja know most people have a vocabulary of about 20,000 words by the time they finish high school? Science writer Jude Isabella of Victoria was a managing editor of YES Mag, a science magazine for kids, for twelve years, prior to writing Chitchat: Celebrating the World's Languages (Kidscan $18.95), illustrated by Kathy Boake of White Rock, B.C. 978-1-55453-787-7

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