Physics: Why Matter Matters by Dan Green, Mike Goldsmith
  

Physics: Why Matter Matters

Written by Dan Green, Mike Goldsmith
Illustrated by Simon Basher

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Imagine physics as a community full of wacky characters - the building blocks of the universe, each with a unique personality. This book welcomes you into their amazing world. It's great to see a book making science accessible and fun for young children. This illustrated pocket-sized guide is a creative bombshell and will transform the way you think about science.

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Synopsis

Physics: Why Matter Matters by Dan Green, Mike Goldsmith

From Simon Basher, the illustrator who showed the periodic table in a whole new light, comes a book that puts a fresh spin on physics.The science of physics is full of wacky characters and crazy concepts, but it often seems daunting and unapproachable. Physics throws open the doors and welcomes you in, introducing you to a wild community of characters - think of it as a mySpace.com site for the universe's building blocks.

Reviews

I love science... It's great to see a book making it accessible for young children. Science should be fun. Damien Hirst

An engrossing read New Scientist

...the look is punchy, immediate and effective. The content is equally gripping. The Guardian

This blending of science and art is pure genius. No budding chemist should be seen without this vital accessory. www.writeaway.org.uk

This illustrated pocket-sized guide is a creative bombshell and will transform the way you think. Times Educational Supplement

Brilliantly simplified information Dina Rabinovitch, The Guardian (online)

About the Author

Dan Green is a freelance science writer and editor who has consulted on a number of previous books for Kingfisher.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
128 pages

Author

Dan Green, Mike Goldsmith
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Publisher

Kingfisher Books Ltd an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

3rd March 2008

ISBN

9780753432907

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