Element in the Room: Investigating the Atomic Ingredients that Make Up Your Home

£14.99

Did you know that without the ‘lead’ in your pencil, there would be no life on Earth? Just about everything in the universe is made from only 92 elements – and from aluminium to zinc, many of them are hiding in your very own home! This funny and fascinating guide is bursting with brilliant facts about the atomic ingredients that make up everything around us. Join scientific sleuth Sherlock Ohms as he investigates the elements, and help his enquiries with explosive experiments.

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE BLUE PETER BOOK AWARDS 2019 – BEST BOOK WITH FACTS

SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY YOUNG PEOPLE’S BOOK PRIZE 2019.

LONGLISTED FOR THE UKLA BOOK AWARDS 2020

Did you know that without the ‘lead’ in your pencil, there would be no life on Earth? Just about everything in the universe is made from only 92 elements – and from aluminium to zinc, many of them are hiding in your very own home!

Packed with Lauren Humphrey’s quirky illustrations and written by the multi-talented Mike Barfield, this unique introduction to the elements in the periodic table will excite all young readers as they help Sherlock Ohms solve the mystery of how absolutely everything came to exist!

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Weight 0.508 kg
Dimensions 29.6 × 23 × 1.2 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

63

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

546 (edition:23)

Readership

Children – juvenile / Code: J

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