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Here’s a selection of great books for all your budding scientists to get their brains whirring over the holidays.

Big book of stars and planets

BIG BOOK OF STARS AND PLANETS

by Emily Bone
Age 4+

A large interactive picture book with fold-out pages featuring art based on images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.

£9.99 Non-fiction Hardback

Ada Twist, Scientist

ADA TWIST, SCIENTIST

by Andrea Beaty
Age 6+

The latest rhyming offering from the New York Times bestselling author of Rosie Revere, Engineer and Iggy Peck, Architect. Meet Ada, another classmate asking curiosity-led questions, who loves to experiment. In the book she has to solve a household smell problem using science. A beautifully illustrated tale of perseverance.

£10.99 Fiction Hardback

Astronaut's Handbook

THE USBORNE OFFICIAL ASTRONAUT’S HANDBOOK

by Louie Stowell
Age 7+

Shortlisted for The Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize 2016 and published in association with the UK Space Agency, this book is a step-by-step, how-to guide for budding astronauts and space scientists. With a foreword by Tim Peake, this is a fun read with fab illustrations.

£6.99 Non-fiction Paperback

Lego chain reactions

KLUTZ: LEGO CHAIN REACTIONS

by Pat Murphy
Age 8+

What is Christmas without Lego? Grab some Lego bricks and use in conjunction with this great book of instruction and inspiration. It comes with its own Lego pieces to help young engineers create moving machines which can be used together to create chain reactions.

£12.99 Non-fiction Paperback/Box

Fun Science

FUN SCIENCE: A GUIDE TO LIFE, THE UNIVERSE AND WHY SCIENCE IS SO AWESOME

by Charlie McDonnell
Age 13+

By You-Tuber “charlieissocoollike” comes new Fun Science, a journey through science, written and illustrated with humour by a geeky science fan. It is designed to inspire even the least scientifically inclined teen!

£14.99 Non-fiction Hardback

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