Charged Up: The Story of Electricity (Science Works) by Jacqui Bailey and Matthew Lilly (Illustrator)
Synopsis: This series uses cartoon style illustrations and humorous narrative text to make key topics in Science and Geography both accessible and engaging. This approach encourages children to read about and understand complex ideas. This is the story of how electrical energy is generated in a power station, how it travels through pylons, power cables and wires until it reaches towns and homes. We learn how electrical current is created and how it is made safe. This book also contains an experiment, more great facts to know, useful websites and an index.
Published: January 2004 | ISBN-13: 978-1404811294 | Ages: 8-12 years
Mini-bio: Jacqui Bailey has spent a lot of her adult life working with children’s books. She has been an editor and publisher of everything from picture books to encyclopedias, but mostly enjoys finding out amazing bits of information and then writing about them. She is an award-winning author with more than 20 children’s information books to her name, including A Cartoon History of the Earth series. – Bloomsbury bio
Mini-bio: Matthew Lilly is a published author and an illustrator of children’s books. – Jacketflap
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