Why is Snot Green?

Glenn Murphy

6-9 years

2008 Nominee

Royal Society Young People's Book Prize

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11 September 2014
304 pages

Why is snot green? Do rabbits fart? What is space made of? Where does all the water go at low tide? Can animals talk? What are scabs for? Will computers ever be cleverer than people?

Discover the answers to these and an awful lot of other brilliant questions frequently asked at the Science Museum in this wonderfully funny and informative book by Glenn Murphy.

Divided into five sections, which cover everything from the Big Bang to bodily functions and cool gadgets:

- Lost in Space
- The Angry Planet
- Animal Answers
- Being Human
- Fantastic Futures

Packed with doodles and information about all sorts of incredible things, and published in association with the Science Museum, this book contains absolutely no boring bits!

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