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The Element in the Room - Investigating the Atomic Ingredients That Make Up Your Home

English · Hardback

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"Did you know that without the "lead" in your pencil, there would be no life on Earth? Just about everything in the universe is made from only 92 elements--and from aluminum to zinc, many of them are hiding in your very own home! This funny and fascinating guide is bursting with brilliant facts about the atomic ingredients that make up everything around us. Join scientific sleuth Sherlock Ohms as he investigates the elements, and help his enquiries with explosive experiments"--

About the author

Mike Barfield is a comic writer, cartoonist, poet, and performer with 25 years' experience. He has worked in TV, radio, books, newspapers, and magazines—as well as schools, libraries, museums, bookshops, and George Bernard Shaw's back garden.

Lauren Humphrey is a London-based illustrator. Her colorful and quirky illustrations have featured in the New York Times, the Guardian, and Anorak magazine.

Product details

Authors Mike Barfield
Assisted by Lauren Humphrey (Illustration)
Publisher Laurence King Pub
Languages English
Age Recommendation ages 7 to 11
Product format Hardback
Released 18.09.2018
EAN 9781786271785
ISBN 978-1-78627-178-5
No. of pages 64
Dimensions 230 mm x 297 mm x 15 mm
Weight 573 g
Subject Children's and young people's books > Non-fiction books / Non-fiction picture books > Natural science, technology

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