About the Author
Simon Basher is the creator and illustrator of more than a dozen internationally bestselling books for children including the critically acclaimed Basher Science series.
Dan Green is the voice of Basher, the author of numerous Basher titles including Physics, Biology, Astronomy, Rocks and Minerals and Human Body.
Dr Edward L. Widmer (historical consultant) is currently based at Brown University, Rhode Island, USA. He served as a speechwriter for President Clinton, has written a book on Martin van Buren and co-authored a book on presidential races.
Dolores York (editorial consultant) is an experienced author and editor, formerly editorial director of Reader's Digest USA.
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.
Dan Green is a freelance science writer and editor who consulted on Basher's previous book for Kingfisher, The Periodic Table.