LoveReading4Kids

Becoming a member of the LoveReading4Kids community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unconditional book loving for your children with their favourites saved to their own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop plus lots lots more...

Find out more

Glenn Murphy - Author

About the Author

Glenn Murphy received his masters in science communication from London’s Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine. He wrote Why is Snot Green? whilst managing the Explainer team at the Science Museum in London. In 2007 he moved to the United States. He now lives and works in North Carolina, with his wife Heather and an increasingly large and ill-tempered cat.

Featured books by Glenn Murphy

Other books by Glenn Murphy

The Bumper Book of Brilliant Science Facts

The Bumper Book of Brilliant Science Facts

Author: Glenn Murphy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/10/2018

How Loud Can You Burp? and other extremely important questions (and answers) from the Science Museum

How Loud Can You Burp? and other extremely important questions (and answers) from the Science Museum

Author: Glenn Murphy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/07/2015

How loud can you burp? Could we use animal poo to make electricity? Why is water wet, and is anything wetter than water? What's the deadliest disease in the world? What are clouds for? What's the difference between a brain and a computer? This is a wonderfully funny and informative book which helps us take a fresh look at the world (and universe) we live in, with no boring bits and an abundance of fascinating facts! A doodle-filled book of questions and answers from the author of the bestselling Why Is Snot Green?, Glenn Murphy

Predators: The Whole Tooth and Claw Story

Predators: The Whole Tooth and Claw Story

Author: Glenn Murphy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2015

What turns owls into airborne ninjas? Which creature has the highest pounce rate? Which dinosaur scared the pants off the mighty T-rex? Glenn Murphy, author of Why Is Snot Green? and How Loud Can You Burp? leads us through the wide world of all things toothed, clawed and fearsome in this brilliantly informative book about creatures that hunt to survive. Packed with amazing photographs, illustrations, information and jokes about all things sharp, toothy and ferocious - from lions and bears to dinosaurs and wolverines, this book contains absolutely no boring bits!

Robots and the Whole Technology Story

Robots and the Whole Technology Story

Author: Glenn Murphy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/02/2015

What's inside a laptop? How can you stuff 1,000 CDs into an MP3 player? Who built the Internet? How smart is the world's smartest robot? How do smartphones and TV remote controls work? The answers to these and other brilliant questions about technology can be found in this funny and fascinating book in the Science Sorted series by Glenn Murphy, bestselling author of Why Is Snot Green?. Packed to capacity with megabytes of marvellous information, this book explores everything from the first simple engines to the latest gadgets, computers and networks. Technology: Sorted!

Why is Snot Green? And other extremely important questions (and answers) from the Science Museum

Why is Snot Green? And other extremely important questions (and answers) from the Science Museum

Author: Glenn Murphy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/09/2014

Why is snot green? Do rabbits fart? What is space made of? Where does all the water go at low tide? Can animals talk? What are scabs for? Will computers ever be cleverer than people? Discover the answers to these and an awful lot of other brilliant questions frequently asked at the Science Museum in this wonderfully funny and informative book. Divided into five sections, which cover everything from the Big Bang to bodily functions and cool gadgets: Lost in Space The Angry Planet Animal Answers Being Human Fantastic Futures Packed with doodles and information about all sorts of incredible things, and published in association with the Science Museum, this book contains absolutely no boring bits!

Disgusting Science: A Revolting Look at What Makes Things Gross

Disgusting Science: A Revolting Look at What Makes Things Gross

Author: Glenn Murphy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2014

What's worse than finding a maggot in your apple? Which smells worse: a rotten egg or a rotten leg? What are sick and poo made of? Glenn Murphy, author of Why is Snot Green?, explains how being revolted (and sometimes being revolting) can be both brilliantly beneficial and stupendously silly in this fantastically informative book. Packed with illustrations, photographs, information and jokes about all sorts of disgusting things, from bugs, bacteria and sweaty armpits to exploding bodies and creepy-crawly creatures, this book contains absolutely no boring bits!

Bodies: The Whole Blood-Pumping Story

Bodies: The Whole Blood-Pumping Story

Author: Glenn Murphy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/03/2014

What happens in your head during a headache? What are toes for? Why are some farts eggier than others? Glenn Murphy, author of Why is Snot Green?, answers these and a lot of other brilliant questions in this funny and informative book. Packed with doodles and information about all sorts of incredible things, from scabs, cells and broken bones to brainpower, bacteria and deadly diseases, this book contains absolutely no boring bits!

Poo! What IS That Smell? Everything You Need to Know About the Five Senses

Poo! What IS That Smell? Everything You Need to Know About the Five Senses

Author: Glenn Murphy, Lorna Murphy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/08/2013

Glenn Murphy, author of the best-selling Why is Snot Green? tells you everything you've ever wanted to know about the five senses. Find out which animal has the biggest eyes, what's inside your ear-holes, why sweaty socks smell so stinky, why sprouts and ice cream taste so different, why we can touch and feel things, and lots more!

Supergeek 2: Robots, Space and Furry Animals

Supergeek 2: Robots, Space and Furry Animals

Author: Glenn Murphy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2013

How much do you REALLY know about the science that matters? This book features over 300 fun science questions and answers chosen by Glenn Murphy to test your knowledge. Find out all about blood and guts, senses and feelings, robots, furry animals and space. There are instructions at the back of the book that allow you to 'play' the book too, on your own or in a group.

Space: The Whole Whizz-Bang Story

Space: The Whole Whizz-Bang Story

Author: Glenn Murphy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2013

What is a black hole? How do we know that stars and galaxies are billions of years old? What is the difference between stars and planets? Glenn Murphy, author of Why is Snot Green?, answers these and a lot of other brilliant questions in this funny and informative book. Packed with doodles and information about all sorts of incredible things, like supermassive black holes, galaxies, telescopes, planets, solar flares, constellations, eclipses and red dwarfs, this book contains absolutely no boring bits!

Author Info

Author's Facebook

Find Glenn Murphy on Facebook

Twitter Updates

If this is your author page then you can share your Twitter updates with your readers right here on LoveReading

Find out more
LoveReading
LoveWriting
LoveReading4Schools
NEW INDIE AND SELF PUBLISHED BOOK REVIEW AND PROMOTION SERVICE LAUNCHED!    Read More
×