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Basher Science: The Periodic Table Elements with Style!

Basher Science

Created and illustrated by Simon Basher, written by Adrian Dingle

Kingfisher

0753460858

9780753460856

Trade Paperback

128 Pages

$8.99

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An American Library Association Quick Pick 2008

The Periodic Table introduces young chemists to the world of the elements as it's never been seen before. Designed to resemble popular networking Web sites, the pages of this book feature "homepages" for each of the chemical elements—complete with witty and informative profiles 'written' by the elements themselves, plus a personally chosen picture.

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High school chemistry teacher Adrian Dingle is the creator of the award-winning chemistry Web site: adriandingleschemistrypages.com. His site has been recommended by the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse, the BBC, the National Science Teachers Association, and Cornell Theory Center --among many others. Born in England, he has taught in both the United States and United Kingdom and now lives in Atlanta, Georgia, where he teaches at The Westminster Schools. He holds a B.S. and a postgraduate certificate in education from the University of Exeter. Artist and designer Simon Basher has fun playing
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  • Created and illustrated by Simon Basher, written by Adrian Dingle

  • Adrian Dingle is a high school chemistry teacher and the creator of the award-winning chemistry Web site: Adrian Dingle's Chemistry Pages. His site has been recommended by the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse, the BBC, the National Science Teachers Association, and Cornell Theory Center—among many others. Born in England, he has taught in both the United States and United Kingdom and now lives in Atlanta, Georgia, where he teaches at The Westminster Schools. He holds a B.S. and a postgraduate certificate in education from the University of Exeter.

    Simon Basher is an artist and designer who has fun playing in the world of contemporary character design. Inspired by a love of simple line work and a rich color palette, his characters fill the gap between edgy manga and the cuteness of Hello Kitty. He lives in England.
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