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The Brainiac’s Book of the Climate and Weather (Brainiacs)

Rosie Cooper, Harriet Russell


Quirky stories, interactive activities and off-the-wall infographics serve to answer young brainiacs' urgent questions about the climate and weather

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What’s the difference between the climate and weather? How do we know global warming is real? The answers to these and many more pressing questions are explored in this book through memorable stories, infographic data dumps, and by engineering a solar oven from a pizza box, among other hands-on activities. Aimed at young brainiacs who want to know how many cow farts make up the Earth’s atmosphere, and how to whip up a homemade storm.


'Such a clever way to convey information in an informal and fun way'

'Fun and interesting with bright engaging cartoon-style illustrations, diagrams and photographs … Perfect for inquisitive 8 – 12 year olds'

'What this book achieves is getting across all the information with each element described in fun, memorable ways'

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Book Details

Format: PLC

Size: 27.5 x 21.5 cm

Extent: 64 pp

Illustrations: 64

Publication date: 20 January 2022

ISBN: 9780500652466

About the Author

Rosie Cooper is a London-based IT specialist with an MA in Geography. She is a podcast maven with a love of the great outdoors, extreme weather and true-crime stories. This is her first book for children. Harriet Russell is a London-based illustrator with an MA in Illustration. She has written and illustrated five books for children and is the illustrator of the activity series This Book Thinks You’re a…, also published by Thames & Hudson.