Science experiments, facts, biographies, quizzes - and a brilliant story! New in paperback, this captivating series uses a combination of fascinating information and wacky humour to provide a foundation knowledge of basic scientific principles. - Each book begins with the basic facts about a particular area of science, followed by a story which humorously illustrates the science in action so that children can relate science to their own lives. - The books continue with a fun quiz, biographies of famous scientists, experiments that children can do at home or at school and a section of astonishing information. - A fun link between science and literacy and a great way for schools to involve science in the Literacy Hour. - Based upon sound educational knowledge and produced in consultation with a major science education advisor, Dr John Stevenson. - Illustrated throughout with fun, cartoon-style line drawings.