Do Penguins Have Knees?

Do Penguins Have Knees?


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The fifth book in David Feldman’s bestselling Imponderables┬« series, packed with even more answers to perplexing questions and solutions to everyday mysteries

Culled from the thousands of letters submitted by desperate fans, Do Penguins Have Knees? answers 100 new and even more perplexing questions about food, popular culture, the human body, science, and more, such as:

  • Why are the oceans salty?
  • Why is Rhode Island called an island when it obviously isn’t an island?
  • Why aren’t there plums in plum pudding?
  • Why do fish float upside-down when they die?
  • And more!

With over 190 irresistible entries and charming illustrations by longtime Imponderables┬« collaborator Kassie Schwan, Do Penguins Have Knees? is an Imponderables┬« classic.


Ponder, if you will

What happens to your Social Security number when you die?
Why are peanuts listed as an ingredient in plain M&Ms?
Why is Barbie’s hair made out of nylon, but Ken’s hair is plastic?
What makes up the ever-mysterious “new-car smell”?

Pop-culture guru David Feldman demystifies these topics and so much more in Do Penguins Have Knees? — the unchallenged source of answers to civilization’s most perplexing questions.

Part of the Imponderables® series, Do Penguins Have Knees? arms readers with the knowledge about everyday life that encyclopedias, dictionaries, and almanacs just don’t have. And think about it, where else are you going to get to the bottom of how beer was kept cold in the Old West?

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Weight 16 oz
Dimensions 1 × 5 × 8 cm