This Book Thinks You're a Scientist

This Book Thinks You're a Scientist

Imagine · Experiment · Create

(In association with the Science Museum)
  1. Illustrated by Harriet Russell
  • ISBN 9780500650813
  • 25.00 x 19.50 cm
  • Paperback
  • 96pp
  • Illustrated in colour throughout
  • First published 2016
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Hands-on science for children who love to investigate, experiment and explore
For ages 7+

‘It's a book that will make every child enjoy and understand science. An outstanding book, highly recommended for all families with children aged 5 - 11, and equally useful in the classroom’ – Parents in Touch
'Two key areas stand out as being particularly impressive: the presentation of the book and the user-friendly nature of the investigations'– The Bookbag
‘Through a series of creatively and quirkily illustrated prompts, readers are encouraged to engage in their own hands-on experiments and explore science by questioning everything. It’s a great way for your children to the spend the afternoon, out in the sun, experimenting on things you probably never thought they would’ – Engineering and Technology magazine
... encourages you to imagine, experiment and create with a ton of really fantastic ideas and ways to use the book to do some practical demonstrations of the theories shared in this fascinating tome’– Read It Daddy blog

This Book Thinks You're a Scientist

• Bend water with static power
• Write a new robot language
• Design a new musical instrument
• Levitate paper clips!

'This Book Thinks You’re a Scientist' explores the fundamental concepts of science. Children will delight in inventing their own scientific ways of finding out about the world in this fun and entertaining introduction to science.

Developed in association with London’s internationally renowned Science Museum, 'This Book Thinks You’re a Scientist' invites children to look, ask questions, wonder, and test their ideas.

Each spread introduces children to a scientific concept through interactive activities, made all the more engaging by Harriet Russell’s comical, hand-drawn illustrations.

The illustrations are by Harriet Russell, who studied at Glasgow followed by Central Saint Martins. She has worked for many commercial clients including The New York Times and Channel 4, and regularly exhibits in London and New York.