Mike Barfield and Lauren Humphrey
Did you know that without the ‘lead’ in your pencil, there would be no life on Earth? Just about everything in the universe is made from only 92 elements – and from aluminium to zinc, many of them are hiding in your very own home!
This funny and fascinating guide is bursting with brilliant facts about the atomic ingredients that make up everything around us. Join scientific sleuth Sherlock Ohms as he investigates the elements, and help his enquiries with explosive experiments.
Shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards 2019 – Best Book With Facts, and Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize 2019