What is Science?: The Who, Where, Why, and How (Paperback)

What is Science?: The Who, Where, Why, and How By Frances Durkin, The Boy Fitz Hammond (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Fact-filled non-fiction that uncovers the who, where, why, and how of amazing scientific discoveries throughout history.

From the explosion at the start of the universe to atomic energy and the impact of immunization the contents focus on the people behind the science and the history happening at the time. Included within the book is a contents list at the front and a glossary at the back plus a "take it further" activity on each page. Discover the human side of STEM!

About the Author

Frances Durkin is a historian, writer and mum who grew up in a large, history-loving family. A regular contributor to Aquila magazine on all sorts of historical and STEM subjects for children and co-creator of the Histronauts, Frances runs workshops at museums and bookshops and has written for the Tate. Frances lives in Buckinghamshire, UK, with her young family. 

Born in York when fast trains were yellow and blue, The Boy Fitz Hammond now lives in Edinburgh. He has worked with various clients including Oxfam, Shelter, BBC, Honda, Microsoft and the Barclays Premier League. His illustrations have also been used by many editorial, educational and publishing clients across a diverse range of titles. A fan of the digital watch, The Boy Fitz Hammond was once interviewed by Keith Chegwin live on Saturday Superstore.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781631587139
ISBN-10: 1631587137
Publisher: Racehorse
Publication Date: April 25th, 2023
Pages: 32
Language: English