50 Amazing Things Kids Need to Know About Science by Penny Johnson


50 Amazing Things Kids Need to Know About Science by Penny Johnson

Science doesn't have to just be about periodic tables and test tubes. For those kids (and adults) who are put off reading or learning about science because they think it's too hard, too boring, or just has nothing to do with them, think again...50 Amazing Things Kids Need to Know About Science will help to explain science and technology in clear and interesting ways that reinforce what children are learning at school. Packed with hundreds of amazing facts, hands on activities and 50 extraordinary (and some downright bizarre) scenarios - including How to Make Yourself Invisible, How to Survive a Lightning Strike and How to Grow Another Body - this book will entertain as much as it informs and is the perfect companion for curious minds.

About the Author

Penny Johnson has been an engineer, a science teacher and a full-time publisher of school textbooks. She is now a full time freelance writer, consultant and editor, who has co-written a number of science courses for use at home and in school, from Key Stage 1 to A level, all closely matched to the National Curriculum.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info


192 pages


Penny Johnson
More books by Penny Johnson

Author's Website




Publication date

2nd August 2012



LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

We love Lovereading4kids because it promotes reading choices, new authors and a sense of community for children of all ages!

Rachel Bridgeman

It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.

Erica Motoc, age 7

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.

Alexander Boxall – age 11

It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk

Lovereading 4 schools