Killer Plants and Other Green Gunk by Anna Claybourne, Chevalier John C. Miles
  

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Killer Plants and Other Green Gunk by Anna Claybourne, Chevalier John C. Miles

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. Killer Plants investigates all things green and gross, from insect-eating pitcher plants to giant lilies that smell of rotting corpses.

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Enjoyable introduction to the subject of gravity. This will make an attractive acquisition for introductory science. School Librarian Anna Claybourne is a prolific author of non fiction for children and she knows just the right level to pitch the text and to make it interesting Parents In Touch

About the Author

Anna Claybourne has written over 150 children's books on all kinds of subjects, from sharks, black holes and splitting the atom to how to draw, Shakespeare's life, and Greek myths and legends. She knows a lot about conservation in the rain forests of Costa Rica as she once volunteered there for threw months. She likes space, sewing and music, plays the trombone and loves going camping. 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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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Anna Claybourne, Chevalier John C. Miles
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Author's Website

www.annaclaybourne.co.uk

Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

23rd October 2014

ISBN

9781445135670


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