Basher Science by Simon Basher
Technology: A byte-sized world!

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From the bestselling illustrator whose friendly take on science has revolutionized our understanding of everything from the periodic table to the universe, comes a fresh take on technology as only Basher can do it. Discover the secrets behind the devices we take for granted, and learn about the amazing inventions that have transformed our lives. From the Movers and Shakers who power our physical world, to the Gizmos, Home Bodies, and High Rollers who power our vehicles, entertainment, and smartphones—and pretty much everything else around us—Technology is a compelling guide to the big-bytes whiz-kids, powerhouse motors, and other characters who drive our inventive, highly engineered world.

 

About Simon Basher

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Simon Basher is the creator and illustrator of The Periodic Table, Physics, Biology, and Astronomy. His characters bridge the gap between edgy Manga and the cuteness of Hello, Kitty! Dan Green wrote Basher’s Physics, Biology, Astronomy and Rocks and Minerals. He studied Geology at Cambridge University. Artist and designer Simon Basher has fun playing in the world of contemporary character design. Inspired by a love of simple line work and a rich colour palette, his characters fill the gap between edgy Manga and the cuteness of Hello Kitty!
 
Published July 17, 2012 by Kingfisher. 128 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Education & Reference.

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Then, portrait-gallery–style, the team introduces several dozen personified machines from “Wheel and Axle” (“Hey there, let’s start this thing rollin’!”) to “Radar” and “Rocket.” Household appliances like “Toilet” and (landline) “Telephone” also step up to the mike, as do such basic materials as ...

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More hip pop-art science from Basher and Green, though here the collaborators may have "bytten" off more than they can chew.

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Summary: Learning with a smile - a look at the oceans and the creatures which inhabit them, told be the oceans and creatures themselves.

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City Book Review

Some of the interesting chapters are: “Shoreline Gang” – these guys live near the shore, “Open-water Crew” – these guys live in the wide-open water, and “Deep-Down Dandies” – this section has vents and animals who are very far down, almost touching the floor of the ocean.

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The Shoreline Crew, Open-water Crew, Deep-down Dandies, Frosty Fellows and the Ocean Explorers offer first person narratives detailing their unique qualities and abilities.

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A Table of Contents, Index and Glossary help young readers use the book like research material.

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A Patchwork of Books

From the Movers and Shakers who power our physical world, to the Gizmos, Home Bodies, and High Rollers who power our vehicles, entertainment, and smartphones-and pretty much everything else around us-Technology is a compelling guide to the big-bytes whiz-kids, powerhouse motors, and other charact...

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