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100 things to know about science

100 things to know
100 things to know about science

  • An engaging and accessible introduction with information on exactly 100 science topics that will fascinate and inspire children – and adults too.
  • Packed with facts and colourful infographics on both familiar and less familiar topics from the Earth’s magnetic poles to spider venom and black holes.
  • A brilliant and wide-ranging introduction to an important school subject – and essential for general knowledge too.
  • Includes internet links to specially selected websites where readers can discover even more surprising science facts.
“Will inspire a new generation of scientists.”
The Surrey Advertiser


Key Stage: KS2/3 S; Age 8+

BIC: C5N79

Price: £8.99
ISBN: 9781409582182
128 pages
240 x 170mm

Illustrator: Federico Mariani and Jorge Martin

Press Reviews

Packing in an absolute TON of different subject, 100 Things to Know about Science is a fabulous reference book split between various different sciences, with lots of brilliant exploration of the history of science as well as contemporary subjects too.
Read it Daddy
Even those who groan at the word science will find this

Newbury Weekly News
Packed full of quirky illustrations and bizarre facts and figures, this is a wonderful book for knowledge-hungry youngsters of seven plus.
The Guardian
A fresh new approach to science, this book will inspire a new generation of scientists.
The Surrey Advertiser
Although aimed at kids we think adults will love it too as it just might stir some long-buried science lessons!
Science is definitely not boring in this engaging exploration of what makes the world around us tick... An accessible and inspiring introduction to one of the most important subjects in the school curriculum.
Lancashire Evening Post

Reader Reviews

100 things to know about science
It is a very interesting and funny book. I love it!

Pacmania, 26th May 2019
Truly fantastic
Our 5-year old (and both his parents) find this book totally enchanting. Full of interesting things, wonderfully presented and explained. A real treat, and way, way better than other "facts about" books we've looked at.

Yadmat, 7th July 2018
100 things to know about science
I am 8. I really like this book. It is fun and I learnt that crocodiles cry when they eat and scientists use narwhals to measure the sea temperature in the Arctic. I like the colours.

rocco allen, 9th June 2015