The New Way Things Work
“Is it a fact–or have I dreamt it–that, by means of electricity, the world of matter has become a great nerve, vibrating thousands of miles in a breathless point of time?” If you, like Nathaniel Hawthorne, are kept up at night wondering about how things work–from electricity to can openers–then you and your favorite kids shouldn’t be a moment longer without David Macaulay’s The New Way Things Work.
What’s Physics all about?
This is a lively, informative guide that shows what physics is, how it works and why it is vital to everyday life. Written in a conversational style, this book offers children an approachable source of information on key subjects such as gravity, magnetism, thermodynamics and the solar system. Illustrated with humorous drawings, cartoons and diagrams by Adam Larkum, complicated topics are kept fun with a variety of techniques including comic strips and fact boxes. Simple experiments give children working examples to learn from.
What’s Science all about?
This is a fantastic new science book, explaining physics, chemistry and biology in an informal, fun and informative way. It is written in a conversational style, this book offers children an approachable source of information on key subjects. Fun yet simple experiments give children working examples to learn from. It is humorously illustrated by Adam Larkum.