The Story of Science by Anna Claybourne
  

The Story of Science

Written by Anna Claybourne
Illustrated by Adam Larkum
Part of the Narrative Non Fiction Series

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RRP £12.99

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August 2015 Fascinating Facts Book of the Month There’s a huge amount of information in this slim volume, gathered under headings such as Planet Earth, Physics, Numbers and Counting and Prehistoric Finds. It’s presented in a way that is sure to appeal to inquisitive young people, almost as a series of stories: short paragraphs explain the different topics linking them to the men and women who studied them and advanced our understanding. It makes for a fascinating narrative that gives a real sense of the development of scientific thinking. Illustrations help make the science clear and memorable and this is a book that will inspire as well as inform. ~ Andrea Reece

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Synopsis

The Story of Science by Anna Claybourne

Diagrams, timelines and colourful illustrations help explain complex ideas.

With Usborne Quicklinks to carefully selected web pages, which allow children to find out more about history's most famous scientists, what it's like to be a scientist today, and activities and experiments to try at home.

Reviews

“A must read for science fans: challenging, fun & informative.” Dr. Gemma Balmer

About the Author

Anna Claybourne

Anna Claybourne is the author of numerous books on the natural world for young readers, including the Usborne Internet-Linked Encyclopedia of Planet Earth, the Survival Skills Handbook and many more. She is also the winner of the Times Educational Supplement Senior Information Book Award for her title The World of Shakespeare which summarised the plays in attractive and digestible synopses. She is also the author of a picture book called Where's Will.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
96 pages

Author

Anna Claybourne
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Author's Website

annaclaybourne.co.uk/

Publisher

Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

1st August 2015

ISBN

9781409599913

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