Magnets A Fascinating Fact File and Learn-it-yourself Project Book by Steve Parker


Magnets A Fascinating Fact File and Learn-it-yourself Project Book by Steve Parker

This lively and practical book will tell you how magnets make engines work, how they help you find your way, and even how magnets can be switched on and off. Fascinating and easy-to-do projects, such as how to make your own magnet out of a paper-clip or a nail, or how to turn a bowl of water and needle into a compass, will help you to understand the principles of magnetism.

About the Author

STEVE PARKER is an award-winning science author for children and adults. After gaining a degree in Zoology and working at the Natural History Museum, Steve moved into educational publishing and has now written more than 300 titles. He is a Senior Scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society of London. JOHN HASLAM has been working as an illustrator for most of his professional life. John worked in advertising for 10 years and worked on various projects including TV storyboards, to illustrating for all kinds of accounts from Pritt Stick (the Pritt Stick Man was his invention), to comic pages such as Danger Mouse, Disney and Transformers.

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64 pages


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Publication date

13th September 2008



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