Released on 22 July 2011.

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Why is Snot Green?

And other extremely important questions (and answers) from the Science Museum

For ages 9-11
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2008 Short-listed

Royal Society Young People's Book Prize


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.

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!