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Glenn Murphy - Author

Glenn Murphy received his masters in science communication from London’s Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine. He wrote Why is Snot Green? whilst managing the Explainer team at the Science Museum in London. In 2007 he moved to the United States. He now lives and works in North Carolina, with his wife Heather and an increasingly large and ill-tempered cat.

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Olympic Sport: the Whole Muscle-Flexing Story 100% Unofficial
Glenn Murphy
As all eyes turn to Rio this summer, a lot of us will be sitting on the sofa thinking about sport and very probably dreaming about being better at it. Science superstar Glenn Murphy's witty, fact-filled and very child-friendly book...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/06/2016
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Will Farts Destroy the Planet?
Glenn Murphy
Packed full of fascinating and vital information this is in part a story and in part a rich source of facts which, taken together, make it a brilliant introduction to how our world will be affected by climate change. How...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/02/2011
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Science: Sorted! Evolution, Nature and Stuff (Science Museum)
Glenn Murphy
Telling you everything you need to know about evolution and genetics – where we and other living things came from. It's part of the Science Museum's Science Sorted series and thankfully there are absolutely no boring bits. In fact it's...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/04/2010
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Science: Sorted! Space, Black Holes and Stuff (Science Museum)
Glenn Murphy
Part of the Science Museum's Science Sorted series the author answers all sorts of weird and wonderful questions about the universe and everything. With absolutely no boring bits it's packed full of facts, pictures, photos, quizzes and puzzles and it's...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/04/2010
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Small Steps
Glenn Murphy
Attractively presented this is a clearly laid out guide to all the small ways in which everyone can make a difference to climate change. Packed full of information it shows what uses energy and ways of using less energy to...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/10/2009
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Stuff That Scares Your Pants Off! The Science Museum Book of Scary Things (and Ways to Avoid Them)
Glenn Murphy
This amazing book takes apart your deepest, darkest fears – whether it's meeting a shark, going to the dentist, fear of a disease or thunder or lightning - and hopefully cures you of all of them. There are oodles of...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/07/2009
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How Loud Can You Burp? (Science Museum)
Glenn Murphy
From the same author as last year's huge hit, Why Is Snot Green?, comes a brand new collection of answers to an awful lot of questions ranging from ‘what are clouds for?' and ‘how loud can you burp?' to ‘why...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/07/2008
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Why Is Snot Green? (Science Museum)
Glenn Murphy
Shortlisted for the Blue Peter Award 2007 'Best Book With Facts.' Both kids and adults will derive an enormous amount of fun out of this book which has been shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award 'Best Book with...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/04/2007
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