100 Things to Know about Science by Alex Frith, Alice James, Jerome Martin and Illustrated by Federico Mariani and Shaw Nielsen
Synopsis: Science is a huge topic, but this friendly book breaks it down into bite-sized chunks, making it an accessible introduction for anyone who wants to find out about this fascinating subject. Highly illustrated, in a pictorial, ‘infographics’ style, with snippets of information about all aspects of science from particle physics to genes and DNA.
Published: June 2015 | ISBN-13: 978-0794535025 | Ages: 8+ years
Mini-bio: Alex Frith is the author of the Big Book of Big Dinosaurs, Alex Frith has been writing Usborne books since 2005, covering every subject you can think of, from chemistry to submarines to the human brain. He loves reading comics and watching films. His favourite dinosaur is the pachycephalosaurus. – Adapted from Lovereading4kids.co.uk
Packing in an absolute TON of different subject, “100 Things to Know about Science” is a fabulous reference book split between various different sciences, with lots of brilliant exploration of the history of science as well as contemporary subjects too. You’ll see Usborne feature a lot in our list – mostly because they produce incredible books like this that engage children’s interest with fabulous presentation, illustration and text. – From 10 Great Science Books for Kids
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