This handy visual dictionary covers the key topics in the core STEM subjects of biology, chemistry, and physics. The A-Z of Science brings the unique and popular Basher illustrative approach of capturing key scientific concepts as quirky but memorable characters, combined with the informative, humorous, and accessible text of science author Tom Jackson. This handy guide will be a sure-fire hit with school students learning these core subjects for the first time, as well as a useful reference guide and reminder for older high-school and college students looking for a revision guide.
The entries are organized alphabetically, and cover all the topics you would expect to find in a core science book, from acids and atoms to X-rays and zygotes. Break-out feature spreads cover more complex, high-interest topics such as classification, cell, and nitrogen cycle.
The A-Z of Science, which includes over 300 scientific definitions, is a must-have book for every student of science.
About the Author
Tom Jackson is a highly experienced science writer and editor who has written books for Dorling Kindersley, Scholastic, National Geographic, and Hachette. He has written five titles in the best-selling DK series Eyewitness Science, including Computer and Science. His other titles include How to Build a Human Body (Scholastic, 2013) and his recent book on the history, science and technology behind refrigerators, Chilled (Bloomsbury, 2015). Tom lives in Bristol, England.
Simon Basher is the creator and illustrator of more than a dozen internationally bestselling books for children, including the critically acclaimed Basher Science series which has sold over 2 million copies around the world. Popular titles in this series include The Compete Periodic Table and Engineering.
Tom Jackson is a science writer based in Bristol, UK. Tom specialises in recasting science and technology into lively historical narratives. After almost 20 years of writing, Tom has uncovered a wealth of stories that help to bring technical content alive and create new ways of enjoying learning about science. In his time, Tom has been a zoo keeper, travel writer, buffalo catcher and filing clerk, but he now writes for adults and children, for books, magazines and TV.
Artist and designer Simon Basher has fun playing in the world of contemporary character design. Inspired by a love of simple line work and a rich color palette, his characters fill the gap between edgy manga and the cuteness of Hello Kitty. He lives in England.