What Makes You You? by Gill (Author) Arbuthnott
  

What Makes You You?

Written by Gill (Author) Arbuthnott
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Synopsis

What Makes You You? by Gill (Author) Arbuthnott

What Makes You You? is a mind-blowing introduction to the building blocks of life, DNA, what it is, how it works, and what we can do with it. Breaking down complex scientific concepts and processes into digestible bite-sized chunks; Gill Arbuthnott seamlessly explains everything from the basics of evolution to the incredible achievements of modern day genetic research in an accessible, insightful and brilliantly interesting way. Packed with amazing 3D style illustrations and explanatory diagrams that jump off the page as well as amazing tales of scientific discoveries and what's in store for the future, Gill truly brings science to life.

Reviews

Gill Arbuthnott presents complex scientific concepts and processes in a easily understood way... an excellent book. * www.parentsintouch.co.uk * ...provides a clear and enjoyable introduction to understanding DNA and many of the issues surrounding genetic research, perfect not only for learning about this branch of science, but also for generating discussion. -- Zoe Toft * playingbythebook.net *

About the Author

Following a long career as a biology teacher, Gill Arbuthnott published her first book for children, The Chaos Clock in 2003. Inspired by her love of science fiction as well as science fact, her previous works include The Keeper's Daughter for Chicken House and Germ Wars for Barrington Stoke. This is her first title for A & C Black.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages

Author

Gill (Author) Arbuthnott
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Publisher

A & C Black (Childrens books) an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Publication date

18th July 2013

ISBN

9781408194065


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