The Element in the Room
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The Element in the Room : Investigating the Atomic Ingredients that Make Up Your Home

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE BLUE PETER BOOK AWARDS 2019 - BEST BOOK WITH FACTS



SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY YOUNG PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE 2019.



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 aluminium to zinc, many of them are hiding in your very own home!

Packed with Lauren Humphrey's quirky illustrations and written by the multi-talented Mike Barfield, this unique introduction to the elements in the periodic table will excite all young readers as they help Sherlock Ohms solve the mystery of how absolutely everything came to exist!
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Product details

  • Hardback | 64 pages
  • 225 x 290 x 15mm | 575g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • farbige Illustrationen
  • 178627177X
  • 9781786271778
  • 7,884

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"a fantastic introduction to the laws of physics" -- Juno magazine
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About Mike Barfield

Mike Barfield is a comic writer, cartoonist, poet and performer. He has worked in TV, radio, books, newspapers and magazines - as well as schools, libraries and museums.





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