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Biology: Life as We Know It

Series: Basher Science

By: Simon Basher (Illustrator), Dan Green (Author)

128 pages, Illustrations

Kingfisher Books Ltd

Paperback | Jun 2014 | #218070 | ISBN-13: 9780753437490
Availability: Usually dispatched within 48 hours
NHBS Price: £6.99 $9/€8 approx

About this book

Discover the secrets of biology, from the simplest life forms through the astonishing variety of animal and plant life. From Mitochondria, the pocket rockets who release all the energy your body needs, to Mammals, the top dogs of the animal kingdom, in Biology you will meet a community of Basher characters who keep our bodies and the planet buzzing with life. Basher's highly original books make difficult concepts tangible, understandable and even lovable. Chatty first-person text and stylish, contemporary character illustrations give a voice, personality and story to each topic – a brilliant way to communicate science. Thousands of children already love discovering the Basher universe. Basher Science: Biology is a compelling guide to this key science topic.

Age Level: Junior scientist

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Simon Basher is the creator and illustrator of more than 20 internationally best-selling books for children including the critically acclaimed Basher Science series. Based in London, Basher specialises in 'graphic surrealism' and his characters fill the gap between edgy manga and the cuteness of Hello Kitty!

Dan Green is the voice of Basher, the author of numerous Basher titles. He's a journalist and science writer with a brilliant knack for communicating complicated information in a child-friendly way. Two of his recent titles were shortlisted for the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize 2013. Dan has an MA in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University, where he specialized in geology.

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