Why Is Snot Green? (Science Museum) by Glenn Murphy
  

Why Is Snot Green? (Science Museum)

Written by Glenn Murphy

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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 Facts'. Loads of funny and cool questions with some hysterical answers will keep you amused for hours. This is the sort of book that makes learning fun and will give readers a fresh and exciting look at the world, and the universe, we live in with no boring bits and an abundance of fascinating facts.

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Synopsis

Why Is Snot Green? (Science Museum) by Glenn Murphy

Why is snot is green? Do rabbits fart? What is space made of? Where does all the water go at low tide? Can animals talk? What are scabs for? Will computers ever be cleverer than people? Collated from questions frequently asked at the Science Museum, this book is divided into five sections which cover everything from The Big Bang to bodily functions and cool gadgets; Lost in Space; The Angry Planet; Animal Answers; Being Human; and Fantastic Futures.

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Students will find this a fun book to browse independently or share with friends. An excellent choice for reluctant readers in search of entertaining, informative nonfiction. -- School Library Journal

This will be devoured by even the most reluctant readers or scientists. -- Kirkus Reviews

Children will have fun browsing the spacious pages and sharing what they read with adults, who can join in the explanations about complex stuff, including time travel and Einstein's theory of relativity. -- Booklist

About the Author

Glenn Murphy

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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Paperback
208 pages

Author

Glenn Murphy
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Publisher

Pan Macmillan

Publication date

6th April 2007

ISBN

9780330448529

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