513 Weird Facts That Every Kid Should Know (Paperback)
Prepare to be blown away by this book of weird and wonderful facts which will introduce young readers to the astounding world of science, space, animals and the human body.- To start with, readers can learn more about how our world works - from why people on the other side of the world don't fall off to what causes ocean waves, and whether you can bang in a nail with a banana. - Staying in the natural world, it's time to meet the beasts Delve into the wild and wacky kingdom of animals and discover how much poop a black rhino produces every day, how to hypnotize a chicken, and which creature loves stinky feet. - Humans are up next, in all their gory glory. Learn more about our brains, bones, muscles, heart, and much more. Find out why your tummy rumbles when you're hungry, how fast air moves when you sneeze, and whether you can taste with your nose. - Finally, it's time to blast off into a whole universe of mind-blowing wonders as you explore the far reaches of the Universe. From space spiders and moon landings to black holes and aliens, prepare to be astounded by all things intergalactic-the facts are out of this world This unique and entertaining fact book is a great way to spark a child's natural curiosity about science and the natural world. The facts are accompanied by hilarious illustrations and are perfect for sharing with friends and family. Ideal for readers aged 7+.
Thomas Canavan has written more than 50 books for children and young adults. He specializes in science writing, but has also written books about history, math, art, and even kids' joke books. Under his real name, Sean Connolly, he has won awards for a well-known series of humorous children's science experiments books, and has regularly toured North America to promote them. He lives in rural Wiltshire with his wife and their three children. Marc Powell is a lively writer with over 19 years' experience. He has written across several genres, from children's titles to gaming magazines. He is well traveled, working for some time at a diving center, and has a keen interest in animals and fascinating facts. Anne Rooney is an award-winning author who writes on science and the history of science for children and adults. Her Dinosaur Atlas was shortlisted for the Royal Young People's Book Award 2018 and won the School Library Association Information Book Award (ages 7-12), 2018. She has a degree and a PhD from Trinity College, Cambridge and has been a Royal Literary Fund Fellow at Newham College, Cambridge. Her books have been translated into 22 languages. William Potter is a prolific author of children's non-fiction. He has also written and edited a wide range of well-known comics and magazines, such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Sonic the Comic, Marvel Fact Files, Marvel Chess Specials and DC Chess Collection. He lives in Haslemere, UK. Luke Seguin-Magee is an artist of children's books and comics. In the course of his career he has also designed, made graphics, illustrations and animations for computer games, websites and apps for a wide range of clients in Denmark, Canada and USA. He hails from Montreal, Canada, and now resides in Copenhagen and Stockholm. He studied fine art in Canada and multimedia design in Denmark. He is married with four children - ranging in age from 6 to 22.