Colour and Noise!

Colour and Noise! : Let's Play with Toys

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Colour and Noise! Let's play with toys follows Archie the elephant, Frank the flamingo, Bob the duck and the rest of the gang while they explore the playroom. How do wheels work? Why does clay change shape? and What makes a top spin? are just some of the questions that the friends discuss. With accessible diagrams and 12 step-by-step experiments (plus some of the world's silliest jokes!), they find out the simple scientific explanations to these questions and many more. A uniquely unstuffy approach to science that gets kids involved with the world around them.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 235 x 277mm | 426g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0753405601
  • 9780753405604

About Janice Lobb

Janice Lobb has been a lecturer for many years at the City of Westminster College, London, where she teaches science to all levels of ability. Her wide experience and enthusiasm make her the perfect author for the At Home with Science series. This series reflects her interest in making science fun by treating it as a normal part of everyday life. Peter Utton is an acclaimed illustrator who won the Smarties Book Prize for Sally Grindley's book, Shhh! in 1992. His other titles include King Arthur, the Teddy Tales collection and Harry's Stormy Night, The Labours of Hercules, The Bible Storybook, The Nursery Storybook and The Good Shepherd Storybook. He has also written and illustrated The Witch's Hand and What if?show more

Table of contents

1 Title 2-3 Copyright and contents 4-5 About this book 6-7 What are toys made of? 8-9 What's in my paintbox? 10-11 How do things stay up? 12-13 Why do towers topple? 14-15 Why does clay change shape? 16-17 Can my eyes play tricks? 18-19 What makes toys go? 20-21 How do magnets work? 22-23 How does my crane work? 24-25 How do wheels work? 26-27 What makes a top spin? 28-29 Which toys make noise? 30-31 Toy quiz 31 Glossary 32 Indexshow more