Why does popcorn pop? What makes you hiccup? Why do zebras have stripes? The answers to these and many other brain-teasing questions can be found in this fact-packed book. Set out in a Q&A format, this engaging full-colour book introduces scientific topics with accuracy, humour and fun. The whole wide world of science is covered, from Our Wacky World and Super Space to Amazing Animals to Fantastic Forces. The clear explanations will help readers aged 8+ make sense of the world's most weird and wonderful things and build up their scientific knowledge.