A Short, Illustrated History of... Scientific Discoveries

Author:   Clive Gifford ,  Rita Petruccioli
Publisher:   Hachette Children's Group
Edition:   Illustrated edition
ISBN:  

9781445169088


Pages:   48
Publication Date:   11 August 2020
Recommended Age:   From 9 to 11 years
Format:   Paperback
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If you're fed up with learning the names of kings and queens or dates of battles, then this is the history book for you. This book only contains some of the most brilliant discoveries in history. No rubbish diagrams or grainy photos - just really cool facts, intriguing people and of course the best eureka moments - all beautifully illustrated. It includes, Archimedes leaping out of the bath as he discovered volume, the correct order of the solar system, the theory of evolution, the big bang, gravity, electricity, chemical elements, fossils of dinosaurs, alien worlds and more. We've curated for you some of the best examples of discoveries from history. The chronological order will help you get to grips with how and why one discovery can lead to another. It also shows how humans have continually strived to improve their lives and even the world by building on successes from the past, inspiring them to take leaps into the unknown or to reveal their genius to the world. Designed to spark the interest of children aged 8+ studying history and STEM topics at key stage 2, the text is snappy and completely relevant, so boredom is not an option. The 4-book series, A Short Illustrated History, celebrates some of the best thinkers, scientists, mathematicians, inventors, engineers and creative geniuses the world has ever seen! Titles in this series: Epic Space Exploration Incredible Scientific Discoveries Ingenious Inventions Marvels of Medicine

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Author:   Clive Gifford ,  Rita Petruccioli
Publisher:   Hachette Children's Group
Imprint:   Franklin Watts Ltd
Edition:   Illustrated edition
Dimensions:   Width: 19.00cm , Height: 1.20cm , Length: 24.80cm
Weight:   0.160kg
ISBN:  

9781445169088


ISBN 10:   1445169088
Pages:   48
Publication Date:   11 August 2020
Recommended Age:   From 9 to 11 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Children / Juvenile
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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Clive Gifford (Author) Clive Gifford is the author of more than 150 children's books including Eye Benders, winner of the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize, Royal Society-nominated Out of This World and Cool Technology which won the School Library Association Information Book Award. His book, The Colours of History, won the Blue Peter Book Awards' Best Book With Facts. He has travelled through 70 countries, run a computer games company and taken part in all manner of sports from parachuting and gliding to Ultimate Frisbee. Clive's official website can be found at www.clivegifford.co.uk Rita Petruccioli (Illustrator) Rita Petruccioli was born in Rome in 1982. She attended the Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome and ENSAD in Paris. Her works have been exhibited in Italy, France, Germany and South Korea. She works as an illustrator and comic book artist for different projects including advertising, magazines, textile design and children books. She has collaborated with different publishers such as Mondadori, Bao Publishing, Einaudi, Ladybird, Timbuktu Lab, Auzou, ELI, Lavieri, La Nuova Frontiera Junior, Il Castoro and Laterza. When she is not drawing she is engaged in workshops on gender stereotypes in comics.

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