100 Things to Know About Science

Alex Frith, Minna Lacey, Jonathan Melmoth and Jerome Martin

Age: 8+



100 Things to Know About Science

Alex Frith, Minna Lacey, Jonathan Melmoth, Jerome Martin

Illustrated by Federico Mariani, Jorge Martin

Age 8+


An engaging and accessible introduction with information on exactly 100 science topics that will fascinate and inspire children - and adults too. Packed with facts and colourful infographics on both familiar and less familiar topics from the Earth's magnetic poles to spider venom and black holes. A brilliant and wide-ranging introduction to an important school subject - and essential for general knowledge too. Includes internet links to specially selected websites where readers can discover even more surprising science facts.

Ideal for fact loving readers aged 8+.

Each book in this best-selling, award-winning series presents 100 bite-sized topics, with bold, graphic illustrations and clear text. Perfect for dipping in and out of, and for sharing with family and friends.

Discover all the titles in the 100 Things to Know series:

1. 100 Things to Know About Science
2. 100 Things to Know About Saving the Planet
3. 100 Things to Know About Music
4. 100 Things to Know About Numbers, Computers & Coding
5. 100 Things to Know About Food
6. 100 Things to Know About the Human Body
7. 100 Things to Know About Space
8. 100 Things to Know About the Oceans
9. 100 Things to Know About Planet Earth
10. 100 things to Know About History
11. 100 things to Know about the Unknown
12. 100 things to Know about Sport

128 pages
7.0 x 9.6in
Hardback ISBN:
Publication Date:
October 2023
Work Reference:
Alex Frith
Alex Frith has been writing Usborne books since 2005. His diverse output covers such titles as 'See inside Your Head', 'Stories of Thor' and 'Politics for Beginners'. He has spoken at multiple festivals about his book '100 Things to Know About Space'. Alex can be found in London.

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Minna Lacey
Since joining Usborne, Minna has written books on everything from pirates and gladiators to jungles and oceans. She studied Maths and Philosophy at university and previously worked as a journalist and illustrator in London, Bogota and New York. In her spare time, she loves writing stories, drawing and playing the guitar.

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Jonathan Melmoth
Jonathan has fond memories of eating biscuits and reading Usborne books in his grandmother's cosiest armchair as a child, so it was only natural to end up eating biscuits and writing Usborne books as a grown-up. He studied Russian at university and his favourite topics to write about are history and geography, but he'll happily tackle any subject that might give him an edge in the next pub quiz.

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Jerome Martin
Jerome Martin has written children's books about science, history, Shakespeare and food. Before joining Usborne in 2014, he spent a decade studying literature at Harvard, Cambridge and the University of Iowa, and several years behaving responsibly in a copywriting office. Now, he spends his working hours researching delightful and amazing facts, his evening hours parenting two children, and the minutes in-between writing poetry.

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