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Super Tech: AI

Super Tech: AI

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Clive Gifford, Chelen Écija

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£12.99
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Hardcover
Did you know artificial intelligence has been used to decode rat squeaks? It can also play games with you, make art and recognise your face! Find out how the technology works and become an expert in all things AI from neural networks to intelligent agents and deep learning.

Super Tech explores the cutting-edge technology in your home, up in space and even inside your body, and gives you a glimpse into the tech of the future. Informative, accessible facts are combined with a mix of photography and playful illustration that’s perfect for readers aged 7 and up.
What Matters Most?: Materials

What Matters Most?: Materials

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Paul Mason, Nigel Baines

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£12.99
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Hardcover
Learn about materials by meeting some hilarious characters who are keen to explain why they are the most important!

This book makes science learning fun and engaging for children aged 7 plus. Meet Wood, who has been used throughout history to build things so must be the MOST important material. But, Paper, Concrete, Plastic and many other characters are sure they are much more useful. So which material really matters most?

What Matters Most is a series of humorous books for children that explain science processes with lively comic artwork and show why variety is important.

Titles in the series: Body Bits / Energy and Power / Gravity and other Forces / Materials / Plant Parts / The Sun, the Moon and the Planets
What Matters Most?: The Sun, Moon and Planets

What Matters Most?: The Sun, Moon and Planets

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Paul Mason, Nigel Baines

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£12.99
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Hardcover
Learn about the solar system by meeting some hilarious characters who are keen to explain why they are the most important!

This book makes science learning fun and engaging for children aged 7 plus. Meet the Sun, everything in the solar system revolves around her, so surely she is most important? But what about Earth, the perfect place for people? Meanwhile Mars is sure red is best and Jupiter thinks being the biggest rules. So which really matters most?

What Matters Most is a series of humorous books for children that explain science processes with lively comic artwork and show why variety is important.

Titles in the series:
Body Bits / Energy and Power / Gravity and other Forces / Materials / Plant Parts / The Sun, the Moon and the Planets
Magical Museums: Adventures in Natural Science

Magical Museums: Adventures in Natural Science

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Ben Hubbard, Max Rambaldi

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£12.99
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Hardcover
A magical journey of scientific discovery begins here! Four friends, the Museum Kids, are off on an incredible adventure to discover the history of the formation of Earth. A magical lift takes them to see the Big Bang, find out about the make-up of Earth, explore volcanoes and earthquakes, discover different ecosystems and much more. Fun, interactive and with lots of facts to discover, this book is perfect for geography studies and all curious kids.

Magical Museums is a series of picture books that follows the adventures of four children who are exploring museums that have come to life. Together with their guide, the children learn as they explore each museum, but they also have an exciting adventure, escaping dangers, working together and solving problems. Each detailed scene explores a different time period or technological achievement and is packed with fascinating facts.

When the adventure finally ends, the gang are keen to take their guide’s quiz to test what they have learned – and readers can take it too.
Magical Museums: Adventures in Oceans and Maritime History

Magical Museums: Adventures in Oceans and Maritime History

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Ben Hubbard, Max Rambaldi

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£12.99
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Hardcover
A magical journey of scientific discovery begins here! Four friends, the Museum Kids, are off on an incredible adventure to discover the history of the oceans at the Oceans and Maritime History Museum. A magical lift takes them to explore life in the oceans millions of years ago including the mighty megalodon, to see a Viking longship and the world’s first submarine and much more. Fun, interactive and with lots of facts to discover, this book is perfect for ocean fans and all curious kids.

Magical Museums
is a series of picture books that follows the adventures of four children who are exploring museums that have come to life. Together with their guide, the children learn as they explore each museum, but they also have an exciting adventure, escaping dangers, working together and solving problems. Each detailed scene explores a different time period or technological achievement and is packed with fascinating facts.

When the adventure finally ends, the gang are keen to take their guide’s quiz to test what they have learned – and readers can take it too.
Zany Brainy Animals: How Animals Adapt

Zany Brainy Animals: How Animals Adapt

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Andy Rowland, Ashley Ward

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£12.99
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Hardcover
Explore the ingenious and funny behaviours found in the animal kingdom.

To survive in the animal kingdom, creatures big and small have developed clever and sometimes surprising ways to change their behaviour and adapt to their surroundings. Find out how locusts transform from peaceful loners into an army of ravenous eating machine in times of food shortage, or how birds living in cities have changed their song to compete with the sounds of the city. When it comes to survival, anything goes!

Written by expert author Dr Ashley Ward, associate professor of Animal Behaviour at the University of Sydney, Australia, this humorous four-book series explores a wide range of animal behaviours, from survival skills and animal communication, to how animals learn and adapt to live in the most extreme environments.

The Zany Brainy Animals series combines funny and fascinating facts about the animal kingdom and includes behind-the-scenes stories in the ‘Tales from the lab’ panels about how scientists discover and study the featured animal behaviours. The amusing yet informative text covers key science topics such as adaptations, evolution and habitats.

This series isn’t just a catalogue of fascinating animal facts. By including the process of investigation and discovery, this series aims to inspire readers to pursue careers in the field.


Perfect for readers 7+.
Zany Brainy Animals: How Animals Communicate

Zany Brainy Animals: How Animals Communicate

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Andy Rowland, Ashley Ward

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£12.99
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Hardcover
Explore the ingenious and funny behaviours found in the animal kingdom.

Animals can’t talk like we do, and yet they have found a variety of different ways to communicate. Find out how dolphins use unique whistles to identify themselves, and how ants leave smelly chemical messages to tell each other where to find food.

Written by expert author Dr Ashley Ward, associate professor of Animal Behaviour at the University of Sydney, Australia, this humorous four-book series explores a wide range of animal behaviours, from survival skills and animal communication, to how animals learn and adapt to live in the most extreme environments.

The Zany Brainy Animals series combines funny and fascinating facts about the animal kingdom and includes behind-the-scenes stories in the ‘Tales from the lab’ panels about how scientists discover and study the featured animal behaviours. The amusing yet informative text covers key science topics such as adaptations, evolution and habitats.

This series isn’t just a catalogue of fascinating animal facts. By including the process of investigation and discovery, this series aims to inspire readers to pursue careers in the field.

Perfect for readers 7+.
The Wow and How of Robots and AI

The Wow and How of Robots and AI

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Liz Lennon

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£12.99
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Hardcover
Become an expert on incredible WOW robot and AI facts and know the HOW behind them!

Robots are AMAZING! Robots can save lives, repair themselves and travel into space – WOW! A robot works because of HOW it is programmed. Robots are helping humans in so many ways, from art and medicine, to transport and the environment!

Did you know that robots can find their way, repair themselves and even poo! Robots can save lives, do experiments on Mars and play games!

Read more amazing facts about robots and AI including some that may challenge what you thought you knew. Find the science behind the facts to understand more about the world we live in.

Packed with facts and supported by science, The WOW and HOW series will intrigue and entertain children aged 7+.

Find the other titles in the series too:
Dinosaurs, Planet Earth, Space, Transport, Weather
The Wow and How of Weather

The Wow and How of Weather

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Thora Hagen

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£12.99
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Hardcover
Become an expert on incredible WOW weather facts and know the HOW behind them!


Weather is AMAZING! Weather can include giant hailstones, burger-shaped raindrops and round rainbows – WOW! Weather happens because of HOW our atmosphere – the layers of gas surrounding Earth – shifts and changes.

But did you know that rainbows are actually round? Or that ice can grow like hair? Lightning strikes Earth 8.6 million times a day – watch out!

Read more amazing facts about the weather, including some that may challenge what you thought you knew. Find the science behind the facts to understand more about the world we live in.

Packed with facts and supported by science, The WOW and HOW series will intrigue and entertain children aged 7+.

Find the other titles in the series too:
Dinosaurs, Planet Earth, Robots and AI, Space, Transport
You Choose: Ancient History

You Choose: Ancient History

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Alex Woolf

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£12.99
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Hardcover
Would you rather be a Stone Age hunter-gatherer? Or a Shang dynasty farmer? Behind each of these silly scenarios are some fun facts to help YOU CHOOSE an answer.Which would you rather do?
Full of fascinating facts, this book will keep kids entertained for hours! They can read on their own or have fun asking each other the questions. There are no right or wrong answers but plenty of ideas to think about.

Perfect for readers aged 9+, You Choose is an entertaining and humorous series that encourages children to develop their critical thinking and decision-making skills. Full of brainteasers and supported by educational information, readers can learn some bizarre and amazing facts about how people lived in ancient civilisations.

Read the others titles in the series: Animals, Dinosaurs, Machines, Planet Earth, Space.
Learn Science with Mo: The Seasons

Learn Science with Mo: The Seasons

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Paul Mason, Michael Buxton

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£12.99
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Hardcover
Learn all about the seasons with Mo the Monster and his friends in this fun first science book for children aged 5+.

Mo and his friends are looking back at the fun they’ve had in the past year and finding out about the seasons at the same time.

If a monster can understand science, anyone can! Join Mo the Monster as he discovers the basic principles of science. Along the way, Mo is kept focused (monsters are notoriously easily distracted) with the help of simple, clearly presented information, plenty of questions to answer and lots of science puzzles and activities.

The funny, colourful illustrations offer lots of scope for humour and interest to keep children engaged while they learn. Aimed at readers aged 5+.

Titles in the series: Energy/Forces and Magnets/Habitats/The Human Body/Life Cycles/Light and Shadows/Machines/Materials/States of Matter/Plants/The Seasons/Time

Contents
Winter day indoors
What are the seasons?
A spring picnic
Rory and the baby rabbit in spring
Spring rain
The summer bike ride
Summer splash park
Long summer days
An autumn football match
Autumn plum pickers
Autumn bonfire builders
A winter snow monster
Seasonal celebration
Glossary
Books to read and Places to visit
Answers
Learn Science with Mo: Plants

Learn Science with Mo: Plants

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Paul Mason, Michael Buxton

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£12.99
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Hardcover
Learn all about plants with Mo the Monster and his friends in this fun first science book for children aged 5+.

Mo and his friend are helping out in a nursery today and learning about all about how plants grow and what they need. But can Mo stay out of trouble while he’s having so much fun? Don’t count on it!

If a monster can understand science, anyone can! Join Mo the Monster as he discovers the basic principles of science. Along the way, Mo is kept focused (monsters are notoriously easily distracted) with the help of simple, clearly presented information, plenty of questions to answer and lots of science puzzles and activities.

The funny, colourful illustrations offer lots of scope for humour and interest to keep children engaged while they learn. Aimed at readers aged 5+.

Titles in the series: Energy/Forces and Magnets/Habitats/The Human Body/Life Cycles/Light and Shadows/Machines/Materials/States of Matter/Plants/The Seasons/Time

Contents
Crash! Mo feels bad
All kinds of plants
Watering duty
Rain and sunshine
Leaves
Deciduous and evergreen
Flowers
Bees and insects
Fruit and seeds
Growing seeds
Seedling separation
Feeding the trees
Plants and the planet
Glossary
Books to read and Places to visit
Answers
I Bet I Can: Sail a Boat

I Bet I Can: Sail a Boat

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Tom Jackson, Pipi Sposito

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£12.99
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Hardcover
What makes a boat move? How do you steer it? What keeps it afloat? What do you make it from?

This series looks at how things work such as how a plane can fly or a boat can float through the
comical endeavours of an inventor who tries to replicate what he sees without knowing the science,
with hilarious results. We discover what went wrong and why through the scientific explanations
that follow each attempt, making tricky concepts accessible and entertaining in equal measure.
Perfectly pitched for children 7+

Books in the series: I Bet I Can …Fly A Plane; Sail a Boat; Build A Bridge; Dig a Tunnel; Design a Rollercoaster; Build a Skyscraper
I Bet I Can: Dig a Tunnel

I Bet I Can: Dig a Tunnel

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Tom Jackson, Pipi Sposito

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£12.99
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Hardcover
What is a tunnel and how do you build one? How do you see inside it and what tools do you need?

This series looks at how things work such as how a plane can fly or a boat can float through the
comical endeavours of an inventor who tries to replicate what he sees without knowing the science,
with hilarious results. We discover what went wrong and why through the scientific explanations
that follow each attempt, making tricky concepts accessible and entertaining in equal measure, with success at the end! Perfectly pitched for children age 7+.

Books in the series: I Bet I Can … Fly a Plane; Sail a Boat; Dig a Tunnel; Build a Bridge; Deisgn a Rollercoaster; Build a Skyscraper.
You Choose: Planet Earth

You Choose: Planet Earth

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Izzi Howell

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£12.99
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Hardcover
Would you rather visit the hottest place on Earth or the coldest? Behind each of these silly scenarios are some fun facts to help YOU CHOOSE an answer. Which would you rather do?

Full of fascinating facts, this book will keep kids entertained for hours! They can read on their own or have fun asking each other the questions. There are no right or wrong answers but plenty of ideas to think about.

Perfect for readers aged 9+, You Choose is an entertaining and humorous series that encourages children to develop their critical thinking and decision-making skills. Full of brainteasers and supported by educational information, readers can learn some bizarre and amazing facts about planet Earth.

Read the others titles in the series: Animals, Ancient History, Dinosaurs, Machines, Space.
What Matters Most?: Plant Parts

What Matters Most?: Plant Parts

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Paul Mason, Nigel Baines

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£12.99
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Hardcover
Learn about plants by meeting some hilarious characters who are keen to explain why they are the most important part of a plant!

This book makes science learning fun and engaging for children aged 7 plus. Meet Stem, she links everything together on the plant, she knows she’s very important. But Seeds, Leaves and Flowers all want to explain why they are the most important, too. So which plant part really matters most?

What Matters Most is a series of humorous books for children that explain science processes with lively comic artwork and show why variety is important. Titles in the series:
Body Bits
Energy and Power
Gravity and other Forces
Materials
Plant Parts
The Sun, the Moon and the Planets
What Matters Most?: Gravity and Other Forces

What Matters Most?: Gravity and Other Forces

Contributors

Paul Mason, Nigel Baines

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£12.99
Format
Hardcover
Learn about forces by meeting some hilarious characters who are keen to explain why they are the most important!

This book makes science learning fun and engaging for children aged 7 plus. Meet best friends Gravity and Weight who are surely, they think, the most important forces on Earth. And yet, isn’t Gravity actually really weak and, anyway, their rivals Friction, Air Resistance and Magnetism all want to explain why they are the most important. So which force really matters most?

What Matters Most is a series of humorous books for children that explain science processes with lively comic artwork and show why variety is important. Titles in the series:
Body Bits
Energy and Power
Gravity and other Forces
Materials
Plant Parts
The Sun, the Moon and the Planets
Magical Museums: Adventures in Natural History

Magical Museums: Adventures in Natural History

Contributors

Ben Hubbard, Max Rambaldi

Price and format

Price
£12.99
Format
Hardcover
A magical journey of scientific discovery begins here! Four friends, the Museum Kids, are off on an incredible adventure to discover the creatures of the past at the Natural History Museum. A magical lift takes them to meet the Earth’s first life-forms, the dinosaurs in their habitat, the woolly mammoth in the ice age and much more. Fun, interactive and with lots of facts to discover, this book is perfect for all curious kids.

Magical Museums is a series of picture books that follows the adventures of four children who are exploring museums that have come to life. Together with their guide, the children learn and also have an exciting adventure, escaping dangers, working together and solving problems. Each detailed scene explores a different time period or technological achievement and is packed with fascinating facts.

When the adventure finally ends, the gang are keen to take their guide’s quiz to test what they have learned.
Magical Museums: Adventures in Science

Magical Museums: Adventures in Science

Contributors

Ben Hubbard, Max Rambaldi

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Price
£12.99
Format
Hardcover
A magical journey of scientific discovery begins here! Four friends, the Museum Kids, are off on an incredible adventure to discover the history of science at the Museum of Science. A magical lift takes them to 9th century China to see the inventions of fireworks, to 17th century Italy to look through Galileo’s telescope and to many more places. Fun, interactive, and with lots of facts to discover, this book is perfect for science fans and all curious kids.

Magical Museums is a series of picture books that follows the adventures of four children who are exploring museums that have come to life. Together with their guide, the children learn as they explore each museum, but they also have an exciting adventure, escaping dangers, working together and solving problems. Each detailed scene explores a different time period or technological achievement and is packed with fascinating facts. When the adventure finally ends, the gang are keen to take their guide’s quiz to test what they have learned.
One Life, One Planet: One Amur Tiger in Five Hundred

One Life, One Planet: One Amur Tiger in Five Hundred

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Sarah Ridley, Vivian Mineker

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£12.99
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Hardcover
A beautiful picture book that explores how the life of one Amur (Siberian) tiger of the around 500 alive today, is linked to countless other animals and why biodiversity matters. Produced in association with the Natural History Museum, the book helps young children explore conservation without being alarmist.

Vivian Mineker uses watercolour, coloured pencil and digital processes to create a modern look with a traditional texture.

The book is part of the series One Life, One Planet for children age 5 plus. Titles in the series: One Blue Whale in Ten Thousand /One Bee in Billions / One Amur Tiger in Five Hundred / One Koala in Fifty Thousand
One Life, One Planet: One Koala in Fifty Thousand

One Life, One Planet: One Koala in Fifty Thousand

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Sarah Ridley, Vivian Mineker

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£12.99
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Hardcover
A beautiful picture book that explores how one the life of one koala is linked to countless other living things and why biodiversity matters. Produced in association with the Natural History Museum, the book helps young children explore conservation without being alarmist.

The book is part of One Life, One Planet for children age 5 plus. Titles in the series:
One Blue Whale in Ten Thousand
One Bee in Billions
One Amur Tiger in Five Hundred
One Koala in Fifty Thousand
Plant Power

Plant Power

Contributors

Claire Llewellyn, Jo Parry

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Price
£14.99
Format
Hardcover
Plants are amazing! They are found in every part of the world, growing from tiny seeds into beautiful blooms, gigantic trees and the delicious fruit and vegetables we eat. Plants are vitally important to humans, animals and even the climate, providing food, shelter, medicines and even helping to clean our planet’s air and water.

This book tells you everything you need to know about plants, from how they grow, reproduce and make their own food to the variety of ways that humans and animals use plants every single day.

Readers can find out about plant parts and plant life cycles, pollination, food chains, photosynthesis, seeds and plant uses, such as in food, homes, furniture, musical instruments and medicines. We find out how plants can inspire us and how we need to protect plants so they can help protect us.

This book is perfect for children aged 7+.
Kid Detectives: The Puzzling Discovery in the Deep Sea

Kid Detectives: The Puzzling Discovery in the Deep Sea

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John Haslam, Adam Bushnell

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£10.99
Format
Hardcover
Join a group of four kid detectives and help them find out about STEM while developing problem solving, observation and deduction, and investigating skills.

Our four detectives, Farah, Amelia, Mohammad and Sam, have won a contest and the prize is to visit the new deep-sea lab. When they get there they are enlisted by a marine biologist to help count the population of isopods in an are of the sea floor. When they give the scientist their numbers, she tells them that it is not what she expected. The isopod population has drastically declined since the last time they were counted a week ago. What has happened? She explains to them that something may have disrupted the ecosystem and impacted food chains.

As the kids go back into the submersible to take a closer look, they discover an unexpected predator and its presence may be due to the eruption of an underwater volcano heating up the sea floor.

Featured interactive elements:
Looking for clues in the illustrations
Understanding instruments used for deep sea exploration
Gathering crucial information from fact panels about ecosystems in the ocean depths

Through interactive adventures that combine facts, brain-teasing puzzles and lively illustrations, the books impart STEM knowledge in an original way to inspire a love of the subject. The story in each book will have the reader solving puzzles, finding clues, cracking secret codes and uncovering mysteries.

Perfect for aspiring detectives aged 7+.
Kid Detectives: The Shocking Matter of Sun and Wind

Kid Detectives: The Shocking Matter of Sun and Wind

Contributors

John Haslam, Adam Bushnell

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£10.99
Format
Hardcover
Join a group of four kid detectives and help them find out about STEM while developing problem solving, observation and deduction, and investigating skills.

Our four detectives, Farah, Amelia, Mohammad and Sam, are excited when they see their school installing solar panels and a wind turbine. A few days later, on a sunny but windy day, the power goes out halfway through a science lesson. The kids decide to investigate why the solar panels and wind turbine are failing to provide the school with the electricity they should be generating.

With the help of Isla’s mum, Luan, an engineer the four friends learn how solar and wind energy works. The children (and reader) uncover what has gone wrong and what is preventing the solar panels and wind turbine from doing what they are supposed to do. The story ends with the children figuring the fixes needed and telling their teacher.

Featured interactive elements:
Looking for clues in the illustrations
Identifying tree species from a leaf
Gathering crucial information from fact panels about how solar panels andwind turibines work

Through interactive adventures that combine facts, brain-teasing puzzles and lively illustrations, the books impart STEM knowledge in an original way to inspire a love of the subject. The story in each book will have the reader solving puzzles, finding clues, cracking secret codes and uncovering mysteries.

Perfect for aspiring detectives aged 7+.
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