Copycat Science

Step into the shoes of the world's greatest scientists

Mike Barfield, illustrated by Mike Barfield
AUD $19.99

Explore famous scientific discoveries through humorous comic strips - then have a go at copying the science experiments for yourself!

Science is entertaining... science is funny... science is downright ridiculous! Explore the wacky world of STEM in this comic book of exciting experiments.

• Defy gravity with air pressure!
• Extract DNA from a living thing!
• Learn the science of SLIME!
• Create a lightning bolt in the dark!
• Prove theories about light with Newtons wheel!

...and much more! Discover STEM topics through the lives of over 40 scientists and their amazing discoveries. Read the comic strips then have a go at each STEM experiment yourself. Featuring a diverse range of scientists throughout history this book will inspire you to give science a go! Are you ready?

Author bio:

Mike Barfield is a writer, poet, performer, songwriter, ukulele player and cartoonist. He has written extensively for TV and radio - with credits as diverse as Spitting Image, The Dennis the Menace and Gnasher Show and five years on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire. His cartoon feature Apparently has appeared in the pages of Private Eye for over 20 years, and his drawings have been on display in the Cartoon Museum, the V & A, the Museum of London and Nigella Lawson's downstairs loo. His Destroy This Book series (published by Buster Books) has been sold around the world, starting with the Destroy This Book In The Name of Science! The Element in the Room (Lawrence King, 2018) which was shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards 2019.

Category: Children’s & educational
ISBN: 9780711251809
Publisher: Quarto UK
Imprint: QED
Pub Date: September 2020
Page Extent: 96
Format: Paperback
Age: 8 - 11
Subject: Comic strip fiction / graphic novels (Children's / Teenage)