Poo! What is That Smell? Everything You Need to Know About the Five Senses by Glenn Murphy, Lorna Murphy


Poo! What is That Smell? Everything You Need to Know About the Five Senses by Glenn Murphy, Lorna Murphy

Glenn Murphy, author of the best-selling Why is Snot Green? tells you everything you've ever wanted to know about the five senses. Find out which animal has the biggest eyes, what's inside your ear-holes, why sweaty socks smell so stinky, why sprouts and ice cream taste so different, why we can touch and feel things, and lots more!


As soon as I saw who the author was I knew we were in for a good read, ... 'Poo! What is that smell?

's background in science communication makes this so much more than just the list of gross science factoids you find in some kids popular science books. I found this book really valuable for providing explanations that were concise, at a level children will understand, but without being dumbed down. maz-shack2.blogspot.co.uk Glenn Murphy is proving himself a worthy addition to the popular science writers for children, and he hits the spot with this enjoyable tour around the five senses... a fun and informative book. Popular Science It made a nice change to read a book full of interesting facts... It is easy to read and I found myself not wanting to stop. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who wants to try something a bit different than a normal story book and give it 9/10. -- Reader Review Red House A refreshing look at the five senses which actually contains a surprising amount of scientific information, presented in an appealing format and in a way which will help children to remember the facts. Parents in Touch'

About the Author

Glenn Murphy received his masters in science communication from London's Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine. He wrote his first popular science book, WHY IS SNOT GREEN?, while managing the Explainer team at the Science Museum in London. In 2007 he moved to the United States. He now lives and works in Raleigh, North Carolina, with his wife, Heather, and two unusually large and ill-tempered cats. Lorna Murphy is Glenn's sister. She studied children's book illustration at Cambridge School of Art. She is obsessed with illustrated books and also writes. Originally from Kent, Lorna now lives in Suffolk with her partner and when not creating books in her studio, she works with children in local schools and public libraries. This provides lots of inspiration for her creative work and ensures her shelves are always full of fantastic books.

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176 pages
Interest Age: From 7


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Publication date

15th August 2013



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