What's Science all about?

Lisa Jane Gillespie, Kate Davies, Alex Frith and Hazel Maskell

Age: 11+


Series: What and Why

What's Science all about?

By: Lisa Jane Gillespie, Kate Davies, Alex Frith, Hazel Maskell

Illustrated by Adam Larkum

Series : What and Why

Age 11+


Coming February 2025

An accessible and informative guide to physics, chemistry and biology, how they work and how they apply to everyday life. Covers all the key science topics including electricity, the periodic table and the human body. Includes simple experiments and internet-links to recommended websites to find out more. Illustrated with humorous drawings, cartoons and diagrams.
288 pages
6.6 x 9.0in
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Publication Date:
February 2025
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Kate Davies
KATE DAVIES worked as children's book editor before becoming a novelist, screenwriter and picture book author. For Usborne, she has written about everything from butterflies and physics to kings and queens. She's also the author of The Crims middle-grade series, and the picture books The Incredible Hotel and A Mystery at The Incredible Hotel. She lives in London.

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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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US Parents' Choice Award 2010

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