"Mould, who has penned a raft of well-loved titles, such as How to Be A Scientist and TheBacteria Book, has once again pulled off one of the best tricks of all - making science funand easily accessible."
"A unique insight into how 'magic' tricks work, and the scientific explanations and step by step guides are well written and clear. There's loads of content and activities to try; a firm favourite in the CS Reading Corner!"
"Contained within these pages is an assortment of kid-friendly tricks guaranteed to make yourub your eyes in wonder."
"Science is Magic has the perfect balance of try-at-home tricks and science explainers, looking at the weird and wonderful in nature and the science behind some of the best known illusions."
Learn how to perform magic tricks and illusions using simple science experiments in this children's activity book for kids aged 7-9. Join science presenter Steve Mould, #1 bestselling author of How to be a Scientist, to find out the secrets behind amazing magic tricks. Learn how to bend water with a balloon, make a glass beaker disappear in oil, and wow your friends with levitating tinsel!
Each magic trick is explained using step-by-step photography, with the science behind each one described clearly and simply. Plus, interspersed throughout the book you'll find out how legendary magicians and illusionists, such as Harry Houdini, used science when performing their most famous tricks.
Kids will love impressing their friends and families with simple magic tricks that teach them valuable science lessons at the same time. Packed with optical illusions and fun facts - Science is Magic is a must for any wannabe scientist or magician.