Crazy Chemistry by John Townsend
  

Crazy Chemistry

Written by John Townsend
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Part of the Raintree Freestyle: Weird History of Science Series

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Synopsis

Crazy Chemistry by John Townsend

Chemicals are everywhere, and some are deadly - they can burn flesh, choke us or even blast us to bits. This book shows how chemists through the ages risked their lives with poison gases, lethal liquids and dangerous reactions. Read how they tried to turn ordinary metals into gold, how urine was made into a glow-in-the-dark explosive, and how chemistry can catch murderers.

About the Author

John Townsend

John Townsend worked as a Secondary School teacher before becoming a full time writer of children's books and a writer-in-residence in a primary school tree-house. He specialises in fun, exciting information books for reluctant readers, as well as fast-paced fiction, reading schemes and 'fiction with facts' books. He visits schools around the country to encourage excitement in all aspects of reading and writing. He has recently written 12 plays based on Salariya's You Wouldn't Want To Be series that will be uploaded to the company's new website for use in classrooms.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
56 pages

Author

John Townsend
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Author's Website

www.johntownsend.co.uk/

Publisher

Raintree an imprint of Capstone Global Library Ltd
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Publication date

9th October 2007

ISBN

9781406205633


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