Basher Science: The Periodic Table

Basher Science: The Periodic Table : Elements with Style!

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Designed to make learning chemistry much easier and a whole lot more fun, these elements show you the periodic table as you have never seen it before. Every element in this engaging little book is a specially created character with its own unique personality.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 130 x 130 x 14mm | 117.94g
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • full colour artwork
  • 0753415119
  • 9780753415115
  • 166,953

Table of contents

Chapter 1 The Alkali Metals; Chapter 2 The Alkaline Earth Metals; Chapter 3 The Transition Elements; Chapter 4 The Boron Elements; Chapter 5 The Carbon Elements; Chapter 6 The Nitrogen Elements; Chapter 7 The Oxygen Elements; Chapter 8 The Halogen Elements; Chapter 9 The Noble Gases; Chapter 10 Lathanides and Actinides; Chapter 11 The Transactinides.
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Review quote

"I love science... It's great to see a book making it accessible for young children. Science should be fun." Damien Hirst"
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About Adrian Dingle

High school chemistry teacher Adrian Dingle is the creator of an award-winning chemistry website ( The site has been recommended by the BBC and the National Science Teachers Association. Dr Mark Winter, acclaimed creator of, is the consultant. ILLUSTRATOR Artist and designer Simon Basher has fun playing in the world of contemporary character design. Inspired by a love of simple line work and a rich colour palette, his characters fill the gap between edgy Manga and the cuteness of Hello Kitty!
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729 ratings
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4 30% (222)
3 16% (115)
2 3% (24)
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