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Exploring the Elements

A Complete Guide to the Periodic Table


Science meets design in this comprehensive introduction to the chemical elements that make up our universe


Sara Gillingham with words by Isabel Thomas


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Price: USD$24.95

Science meets design in this comprehensive introduction to the chemical elements that make up our universe

This artful and accessible guide to the periodic table — the ultimate reference tool for scientists worldwide — names all 118 chemical elements and helps young readers understand the remarkable ways we have learned to use them. Graphically stunning layouts feature each element's letter symbol and atomic number, exploring its attributes, characteristics, uses, and interesting stories behind its discovery. Complete with a comprehensive introduction, conclusion, and glossary, this is the perfect introduction to chemistry for inquisitive minds.

Ages 8-14



SPECIFICATIONS:

Format: Hardback
Size: 203 x 229 mm (8 x 9 in)
Pages: 224 pp
Illustrations: 224 illustrations
ISBN: 9781838662318

Award-winning art director and designer Sara Gillingham created Alpha Bravo Charlie, Boats Are Busy, Seeing Stars and Animals in the Sky with Phaidon. She lives in British Columbia.

Science writer and children's author Isabel Thomas is a winner of the AAAS/Subaru Children's Book Prize and has been shortlisted for the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize, the ASE Science Book of the Year, and the Blue Peter Book Awards.


ABOUT PHAIDON

Phaidon is the premier global publisher of the creative arts with over 1,500 titles in print. We work with the world's most influential artists, chefs, writers and thinkers to produce innovative books on art, photography, design, architecture, fashion, food and travel, and illustrated books for children. Phaidon is headquartered in London and New York City.
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