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By Alice James
Everything in the Universe is made up of just 118 chemical elements, all of which are listed in the Periodic Table. Lift the flaps in this informative book and discover which elements are crucial to life, which are smelly, explosive or radioactive and lots more. An essential introduction to the building blocks of chemistry, with over 125 flaps.
Alice James joined Usborne in 2015, after several years of working in primary schools. She absolutely loves science, and over the years has lived with chimps, spent a month in the rainforest, studied Biology at Oxford University, and grown 200 carnivorous plants (not necessarily in that order). Whilst at Usborne Alice has worked on books on all kinds of science topics, from space to energy to the periodic table.
Chosen for the Chinese Chemical Society's list of Excellent Popular Science Books for the International Year of the Periodic Table.
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My 5 year old son loves this book, we have both learned so much. Wish I had been given this book when I started learning chemistry at secondary school so much easier to understand than a regular chemistry textbook.
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