Bizarre Biology by John Townsend


Bizarre Biology by John Townsend

Biology is the science of life. It involves the study of plants, animals and people - alive or dead. This book shows how, through the ages, biologists carried out gruesome tests and gory experiments. You can read how the ancient Egyptians made their mummies, how maggots helped solve a great mystery, and why a famous biologist gave a young boy a deadly disease on purpose!

About the Author

John Townsend

After years of teaching in secondary schools, John Townsend realised that boys were crying out for cool, quick reads – so he decided to write them! He has now written over 100 books! He is in huge demand as a guest speaker – whether at schools, writers’ groups or libraries. His other books for Barrington Stoke include Deadline and Firebomb. He lives in Suckley, Worcester.

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56 pages


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Publication date

9th October 2007



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