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Basher Science: Extreme Biology Paperback – 14 Mar 2013


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  • Paperback: 64 pages
  • Publisher: Kingfisher (14 Mar 2013)
  • Language: Unknown
  • ISBN-10: 0753435926
  • ISBN-13: 978-0753435922
  • Product Dimensions: 17.8 x 0.6 x 17.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 146,004 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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The content is surprisingly deep and there is plenty to be learnt, albeit in a fun fashion that children will love. (Parents in Touch)

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Simon Basher is the creator and illustrator of more than a dozen internationally best-selling books for children including the critically acclaimed Basher Science series (Physics, Chemistry, Astronomy and more), the Go! Go! Bobo books and Basher’s ABC. Based in London, Basher specialises in “graphic surrealism” and his original artwork

is regularly exhibited and sold in the UK, Europe, USA and Asia.

?Dan Green is the voice of Basher, the author of numerous Basher titles including Physics, Biology, Astronomy, Rocks and Minerals and Human Body. He has an MA in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University, where he specialised in geology. He’s a journalist and science writer with a brilliant knack for science communication.


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My 9 year old biology geek loves this book - its written at an easy to understand level whilst introducing lots of exciting and cutting edge science.
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Paula on 21 April 2013
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My son collects these books and was excited when this one came out. He is as happy with this one as he was with all the others.
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Propaganda Replaced Facts 25 July 2013
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Dumbing down of facts with propaganda!? There are many different views on these extreme biology subjects... but we wanted to learn about what each of them actually are, not how we should feel about them. We have several of the Basher books and enjoy the others. The Music is such a perfect way to introduce the concepts that make up music... not in depth, just a great factual definition that gets to the heart and piques the interest. This book is just lacking. Even after reading each definition little information is actually given because the short paragraph is spent raving about the coolness factor instead of much needed information. My kids really enjoy the other basher books we own and read them again and again. This one not one of them liked. My biggest complaint is that the book spends it's limited space telling us how to feel; for instance claiming that GMO's and cloned animal fat is healthier than food from nature. I want my kids to know what science is doing, but fill in the blanks with facts, not big business's infomercials, please. Either that or sell it as a political statement. This is one example, but if you want facts and clear explanations that leave your kids wanting more keep looking... Basher messed this book up!
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AH-mazing! 8 Mar 2013
By A. Stevenson - Published on Amazon.com
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My kids have almost all of the Basher books and read and re-read them ALL the time.
Learning CAN be fun!!!
Another slam dunk! Thank-you Mr. Basher. Can't wait for the next ones!
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Great series of books 22 April 2013
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These are great books. So good to see entertaining science books for children. Well done! Keep them coming. You are doing a great service to mankind.
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Great series 28 Mar 2013
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I purchased this for my son in fifth grade, we have five in the series so far. He really enjoys them and reads them over and over.
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These books are phenomenal 23 Mar 2013
By Copychick123 - Published on Amazon.com
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I purchased several Basher Books for my 10-yr old son. They are amazing. They are both fun to read and very educational. The writing is great and the art direction keeps things interesting as well. A lot of the books even come with posters. My son has the periodic table of the elements poster hanging on his wall...right next to Super Smashbrothers.
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