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The Element in the Room: Investigating the Atomic Ingredients that Make Up Your Home

Written by Mike Barfield & illustrated by Lauren Humphrey
Published by Laurence King
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Sep 18, 2018
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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 aluminum 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.

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Who Wrote The Element in the Room: Investigating the Atomic Ingredients that Make Up Your Home

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Mike Barfield

Mike Barfield is a comic writer, cartoonist, poet, and performer with 25 years’ experience. He has worked in TV, radio, books, newspapers, and magazines–as well as schools, libraries, museums, bookshops, and George Bernard Shaw’s back garden.

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Who Illustrated The Element in the Room: Investigating the Atomic Ingredients that Make Up Your Home

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Lauren Humphrey

Lauren Humphrey is a London-based illustrator. Her colorful and quirky illustrations have featured in the New York Times, the Guardian, and Anorak magazine.

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ISBN:
9781786271785
Publication Date:
September 18, 2018
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1786271788

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