Tiny Science - giving MINI-scientists MAXIMUM understanding of the MICROscopic - get to grips with our amazing genes!
A fun and visual series exploring the science of things we cannot see with the naked eye, zooming right in on the itty-bitty creatures, objects and machines that have an enormous impact on us and the world around us. Perfect for children keen to get up-close to the building blocks of our world.
Tiny Science: Genes and DNA places our genes UNDER THE MICROSCOPE to find answers to GENE-ius questions, such as ...
- Is DNA really written in code?
- How does cloning work?
- Am I honestly related to broccoli?
Fun cartoon-style illustrations interact with real-life pictures of many amazing microscopic features, making this series ideal for engaging readers aged 8 and up.
It's time to explore the infinitesimal!
Other Tiny Science books in the series:
Atoms and Molecules
- 1: What are genes and DNA?
- 2: The tree of life
- 3: Passing it on
- 4: Human genes
- 5: Whatâ€™s in YOUR genes?
- 6: Inside cells
- 7: What genes do
- 8: The gene code
- 9: DNA discovery
- 10: DNA detectives
- 11: Changing genes
- 12: Gene inventions
- 13: How tiny?
- 14: Glossary and further info
- 15: Index
|Title:||Tiny Science: Genes and DNA|
|Author:||Anna ClaybourneMatt Lilly|
Matt Lilly attended Goldsmith's College, London before starting at Nassington Press and moving to Walker Books, where he worked for 17 years. After his time with Walker, Matt teamed up with Jacqui Bailey, editor and author, and formed 'Two's Company'. In 2002 they were short-listed for both the Aventis Science Junior Prize and the Blue Peter Book of the Year Award for A Cartoon History of the Earth, published by A & C Black, and in 2011 for The Royal Society Young People's Book Prize for What's the Point of Being Green, published by Watts.
Over the last 20-odd years Matt has designed and illustrated a variety of non-fiction titles for several publishers and organisations including Franklin Watts, Wayland, A & C Black, David & Charles, Mathew Price Limited, Smart Learning and the BBC. Matt has also designed and illustrated marketing materials for a wide range of local businesses in Devon.