The Element in the Room

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A fun introduction to the periodic table with colourful illustrations, cartoons and a great mystery to solve.

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Did you know that without the ‘lead’ in your pencil, there would be no life on Earth? Just about everything in the universe is made from only 92 elements – and from aluminium to zinc, many of them are hiding in your very own home!

Packed with Lauren Humphrey’s quirky illustrations and written by the multi-talented Mike Barfield, this unique introduction to the elements in the periodic table will excite all young readers as they help Sherlock Ohms solve the mystery of how absolutely everything came to exist!

About the author
Mike Barfield is a comic writer, cartoonist, poet and performer. He has worked in TV, radio, books, newspapers and magazines – as well as schools, libraries and museums. Lauren Humphrey is a London-based illustrator. Her colourful and quirky illustrations have featured in the New York Times, the Guardian and Anorak magazine.

Dimensions: 22.5 x 29 cm
64 page hardback book
Recommended ages 7-11