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Suitable for 8 - 12 years

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Product Description

Light! It’s blindingly obvious! It’s just sunshine and the light-bulb in your living room. Isn’t it? Um… no. Because the science of light is full of sizzling, squishy, horrid facts that teachers like to keep you in the dark about. Read on if you want to know:

  • how lethal laser beams can sizzle human flesh
  • why dead bodies make ghostly glowing lights
  • how rattlesnakes can find you in the dark
  • why contact lenses were moulded from dead people’s eyeballs
  • how eclipses turn night into day
  • how stars have colours we can’t see
  • how to use light to zap enemy missiles

Some of it’s light-hearted fun – and some of it will scare the living daylights out of you! Switch on your brain with Frightening Light!

Product Details

Series

Horrible Science

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781407106113

Publisher

Scholastic

Date published

March 2nd, 2009

Other details
  • 176 pages
Condition

New

Author/Illustrator

Nick Arnold

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Tony De Saulles

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  1. Pearl 113298

    ellie-melay27
    on 6 March 2013

    soooo funny i love this book and all it’s series! it’s a really fun way to learn about light. you don’t even have to like art, science or be good at either one of them to like this series. hope you like this book and i recommend all the other books in the series too!

  2. Avatar owl 761790

    bugzy72
    on 5 March 2013

    its a good book