Quantum! The Strange Science of the Smallest Stuff in the Universe

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Quantum! The Strange Science of the Smallest Stuff in the Universe
Written by Christopher Edge
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781536237627
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Quantum! The Strange Science of the Smallest Stuff in the Universe

author: Christopher Edge
illustrator: Paul Daviz

What is the very smallest thing you can think of? A grain of sand? What about an atom? Every object and every living thing—from the biggest star to a speck of dust—is made of atoms. But even atoms are made up of smaller particles, and inside those smaller particles, you’ll find quarks! Quarks are the smallest thing there is, but they make a big impact on our universe. From the Big Bang, supernovas, and black holes to the chips inside your computer, quarks have seen it all. In this fun, accessible book teeming with fascinating facts and full-color illustrations, Christopher Edge and Paul Daviz lead a journey beyond the science classroom and into the quantum universe to explore what quarks are all about.

Ready to visit the world of quantum physics? Take a roller-coaster ride through the land of the impossibly small and learn what’s behind the building blocks of the universe.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$18.99 / $24.99
isbn-10/isbn-13:
1536237620 /  9781536237627
on sale date:
11/2024
type/format:
Picture Book Nonfiction / Hardback
age range:
7 yrs - 10 yrs
# of pages/size:
48 / 9 13/16" x 10 1/4"
grade range:
Grade 2 - Grade 5
 
subjects:
Juvenile Fiction; Science & Nature;
author’s comments:
Christopher Edge grew up in Manchester, England, where he spent most of his childhood in the local library dreaming up stories, but now lives in Gloucestershire, where he spends most of his time in the local library dreaming up stories. Before becoming a writer, he worked as an English teacher, editor, and publisher—any job that let him keep a book close at hand.
illustrator’s comments:
Paul Daviz is an illustrator who works in a range of vibrant, colorful, and quirky styles. Bold shapes, sweeping lines, strong colors, hints of texture, and plenty of fun shine through in all his projects. He lives with his family in Boscombe on the south coast of England.
 
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