Stuff That Scares Your Pants Off!

The Science Scoop on more than 30 Terrifying Phenomena!

Glenn Murphy, illustrated by Mike Phillips

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Beginning with a gripping description of the worst-case scenarios we've all heard on the news, expert explainer Glenn Murphy explains the science behind our terror and delivers a reassuring message that life is only as scary as we make it!

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Praise for Stuff That Scares Your Pants Off!

"[An] often-entertaining look at fears and phobias.” --School Library Journal
 
“Reluctant readers, especially, will find Murphy's chatty, lighthearted approach appealing, enjoyable and informative.” --Kirkus Reviews
 
“…overall this book gives practical information about real concerns. If readers’ pants aren’t scared off, they may laugh them off instead.” --Booklist
 
“Phobiaphilia may not be a condition recognized by the APA, but every librarian can diagnose a patron who loves to be scared. Here’s the treatment.” --BCCB
 
 

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Glenn Murphy, illustrated by Mike Phillips

GLENN MURPHY gathered many of the questions he includes in Stuff That Scares Your Pants Off! from his years in the Explainer team at the Science Museum in London. He now lives in Raleigh, NC.

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Stuff That Scares Your Pants Off!
The Science Scoop on more than 30 Terrifying Phenomena!
Glenn Murphy, illustrated by Mike Phillips

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Roaring Brook Press
Flash Point
May 2014
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781466871465
ISBN10: 1466871466
Middle-Grade Nonfiction192 pages, Two-color photographs and illustrations throughout
Age Range: 8 to 12
Grade Range: 3 to 7
$9.99

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Trade Paperback
Roaring Brook Press
Flash Point
August 2011
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781596436336
ISBN10: 1596436336
Middle-Grade Nonfiction
8 x 10 inches, 192 pages, Two-color photographs and illustrations throughout
Age Range: 8 to 12
Grade Range: 3 to 7
$16.99
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