Slimy Spawn and Other Gruesome Life Cycles by Barbara Taylor, Anna Claybourne


Slimy Spawn and Other Gruesome Life Cycles by Barbara Taylor, Anna Claybourne

Disgusting and Dreadful Science features a look at the weird, revolting and shocking aspects of science for children at KS2. From plants and life cycles to the human body and animal adaptations, the books offer Wow! fascinating facts, fun examples and true-life stories to provide ways in to understanding solid scientific principles. Slimy Spawn investigates a world of disgusting life cycles, from hungry bed bugs to slimy frogs and from disease-carrying rats to slithery snakes.


Enjoyable introduction to the subject of gravity. This will make an attractive acquisition for introductory science. School Librarian

About the Author

Barbara Taylor lives in Tunbridge Wells in Kent, England. She studied Environmental Sciences at Southampton University before becoming a science editor and writer at London's Natural History Museum. She is author of more than 100 children's information books and encyclopedias on science, natural history and geography. John. C Miles began his fascinating journey of discovery in Toronto, Canada where he trained as a classical musician. Moving to the UK, he spent many years as a parasite on the broad back of London whilst working as a children's non-fiction editor. Like Anthony a Wood, he is a snapper up of unconsidered historical trifles and has spent many years studying the past and wondering how and why. He now lives near Bath, growing parsnips, taking photographs with his collection of vintage film cameras and dressing as an 18th-century pirate.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Publication date

27th November 2014



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