Learn Science with Mo: States of Matter

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Author: Paul Mason

Category: Children's , Teenage & educational

Book Format: Hardback

Publisher: Wayland

ISBN: 9781526319272

RRP: $29.99

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Learn all about materials with Mo the Monster and his friends in this fun first science book for children aged 5+.

Mo is getting ready for his birthday this weekend. There’s lots to do: filling balloons, making icy drinks (and clearing up spills) and baking a cake – it’s a perfect time for Mo to find out about changing states of matter!

If a monster can understand science, anyone can! Join Mo the Monster as he discovers the basic principles of science. Along the way, Mo is kept focused (monsters are notoriously easily distracted) with the help of simple, clearly presented information, plenty of questions to answer and lots of science puzzles and activities.

The funny, colourful illustrations offer lots of scope for humour and interest to keep children engaged while they learn. Aimed at readers aged 5+.

Titles in the series: Energy/Forces and Magnets/Habitats/The Human Body/Life Cycles/Light and Shadows/Machines/Materials/States of Matter/Plants/The Seasons/Time

Contents

Mo’s bad day

What are materials?

Material qualities

Sailing kit

Dressed for sailing

HMS Monster

What makes water, water?

On tow!

Wind in the sails

Capsize!

Sail windows

The bell that doesn’t ding

Mo’s missing ice cream

Glossary

Books to read and Places to visit

Answers

Paul Mason (Author)

Paul’s books cover a wide range of subjects, from whether the Romans ate crisps to how to build the world’s best skatepark, but he writes mostly about sport. Whether you are interested in swimming, cycling, snowboarding, surfing or another sport, Paul has probably written something that will inspire you to get out and give it a try. Paul writes in a shack by the beach, which he shares with his one-eyed surf dog, Daisy.

Michael Buxton (Illustrator)

Michael Buxton is a designer and illustrator with a wide portfolio including greetings cards, homeware and children’s books. He produces quirky, fun designs with an emphasis on humour and while his work is mainly digital, he likes to keep a loose, hand-drawn feel. Michael loves to create characters and will take any chance he gets to draw monsters, cats or monster cats.

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