A brilliantly funny first guide to genetics that is perfect for children aged 5 years and over. This stunningly illustrated book will boggle your brain with astonishing facts, as it shows how we’re all related to every living thing on the planet. Did you know that a grain of rice has more genes than you? Or that you’re related to dogs, dung beetles and even daffodils? Luckily, even though you’re 99.9% like a chimpanzee, you’re still 100% YOU! The extraordinary world of genetics has never been explained so simply. You’ll be amazed at what makes you YOU. Susie Brooks has been writing and editing children’s books for more than ten years. In her worldwide travels, she seeks out the unusual and the extraordinary. Josy Bloggs loves working with layout and colour to create impactful illustration. She graduated from the University of Huddersfield with an MA in Spatial Design and her grounding in graphic and spatial design has shaped and influenced her art style. When she is not busy illustrating and designing, she likes to take her dog for long walks or cycle in the Yorkshire countryside. Her clients include AA Publishing, Arcturus Publishing, John Lewis and WHSmith.
Who’s in the jungle, prowling through a storm? Who’s at the seaside on a busy beach? Who’s in the stables, stamping and neighing?With beautifully pitched text wrtitten by Susie Brooks supported by friendly cartoon-style illustrations, Who’s In The Picture? invites young children to explore and interact with art. With paintings by Frida Kahlo, Henri Rousseau, L.S Lowry and many more, this playful search-and-find book encourages readers to examine each painting and to explain, very simply, what is happening in the pictures. Who’s in the Picture? has a gallery of images at the end of the book giving further details about each painting, including where the original artwork can be viewed.
What’s at the circus show, whirling and twirling? What’s in this picture made of squiggles and spots? What’s on the table, laid out for a fabulous feast? With paintings by Van Gogh, Magritte, Aboriginal artist Nym Bunduk and many more, this playful search-and-find book invites children to explore and interact with art. Friendly text written by Susie Brooks and fun questions encourage readers to examine each painting and to explain, very simply, what is happening in the picture. A gallery of images at the end of the book gives further details about each painting, including where the original artwork can be viewed.