My Book of the Elements

A Fact-Filled Guide to the Periodic Table

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Pub Date Mar 26 2024 | Archive Date Apr 22 2024
DK | DK Children

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Learn about the elements that make up our world and the science that defines them.

My Book of the Elements is a wonderful introduction to the periodic table for children aged 5-7 who are interested in all things chemistry.

Covering all the elements, from the unreactive to the radioactive, as well as key science topics, such as states of matter, this visual book is something that every young science enthusiast will want to own. Eye-catching images are featured alongside friendly illustrations, giving children plenty to take in and enjoy.

This informative chemistry book for children offers:

- Clear and accessible text, on a subject that is traditionally difficult, using friendly language and a clear structure.
- Fact files provided for each element, with top-trump style comparisons and digestible information.
- An introduction to new and interesting information in this successful series for young learners.

Written by an expert author, this series is a source of information you can trust, with age-appropriate text and material that supports your child’s schoolwork. From Hydrogen to Oganesson, each element is explored in detail, with information on properties and use cases, as well as fun facts.

Complete the series

This engaging guide on the elements is part of the My Book of series of educational books for children. Whatever your subject, why not complete the series with My Book of Cats and Kittens, My Book of Dogs and Puppies, My Book of Rocks and Minerals, My Book of Stars and Planets and My Book of Fossils?
Learn about the elements that make up our world and the science that defines them.

My Book of the Elements is a wonderful introduction to the periodic table for children aged 5-7 who are interested in...

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Engaging and vibrant well-organized book of the elements. This book displays the elements by category and has explanations for common uses of how we use these elements for practical purposes.

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I wish I had this last year when I was teaching the periodic table. The images are fresh, and easily laid out for young learners to comprehend. I especially loved how the full pages of elements (including a very colorful, easy to read periodic table) were arranged so it wasn't cut off in the binding. Would use this in a high school or a middle school classroom, easily.

Thank you Adrian Dingle and Netgalley for the beautiful eARC. The above is my honest review.

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I wish I was still able to homeschool my boys because this would be an incredible tool! Vivid color images allow children to see where they may find the element in nature and how it is commonly used. The book is well-organized and easy to navigate, perfect for anyone wanting to teach the subject matter or simply learn themselves.

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As a science teacher, I absolutely loved this book! I teach about elements in a couple of my classes and always get questions about where we see some of them in nature. This book does a wonderful job of giving those visuals. I would love to have this in my classroom!

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