The Element in the Room

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Pub Date 17 Sep 2018 | Archive Date 17 Oct 2019

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Description

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.

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...


A Note From the Publisher

Mike Barfield is a comic writer, cartoonist, poet and performer. He has worked in TV, radio, books, newspapers and magazines – as well as schools, libraries and museums. Lauren Humphrey is a London-based illustrator. Her colourful and quirky illustrations have featured in the New York Times, the Guardian and Anorak magazine.

Mike Barfield is a comic writer, cartoonist, poet and performer. He has worked in TV, radio, books, newspapers and magazines – as well as schools, libraries and museums. Lauren Humphrey is a...


Advance Praise

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


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

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


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


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ISBN 9781786271778
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