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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

Flash Point

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
 
 
"[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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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • 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.
  • Glenn Murphy
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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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