ISBN 9781472916013,A Beginners Guide to the Periodic Table

A Beginners Guide to the Periodic Table



Bloomsbury Publishing

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9781472916013

ISBN-10 1472916018

Paper Back

Number of Pages 64 Pages
Language (English)


A Beginners Guide to the Periodic Table is a mind-blowing guide to the elements thatmake up the periodic table, fully explaining their starring role in the world and clearsaway any confusion or apprehension that might surround the elements.By linking each of the elements to a story, wacky science analogy or fascinating fact, Gillcreates a unique first reference to the periodic table. From smelly sulphur and explodinghydrogen to why Stevie Wonder is blind and everything in between, Gill seamlesslyexplains the mind-boggling 92 elements which will make you look at the periodic tablein a whole new light!Packed full of eye-catching illustrations and fantastic explanatory diagrams, prepare tobe amazed by the most wacky and informative first introductory to the periodic table ever!
About the Author: Gill Arbuthnott
Following a long career as a biology teacher, Gill Arbuthnott published her first book forchildren, The Chaos Clock in 2003. Inspired by her love of science fiction as well asscience fact, her previous works include The Keepers Daughter for Chicken House andGerm Wars for Barrington Stoke. Previous titles for A and C Black include the fantasticintroduction to the building blocks of life, What Makes You YOU