"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."
Discover the astounding science behind illusions and magic tricks in this book for kids aged 7-9.
Join comedian and author Steve Mould to find out the scientific secrets behind amazing magic tricks. Learn how to bend water with a balloon, how to create ghosts with mirrors, and how to turn water into juice! Packed with optical illusions, pranks, and fun facts, this book is a must-have for any aspiring scientist or magician. (And the two aren't as different as you might think!)
Kids will love impressing their friends and families with simple magic tricks that teach them valuable science lessons at the same time. Each trick is explained using step-by-step photography, and the science behind each magic trick is explained clearly and simply. Interspersed throughout the book are profiles of famous magicians and illusionists, such as Harry Houdini and David Blaine, and stories of how they used science when performing their most famous tricks.
Science Magic is the perfect addition to any classroom or library STEAM or STEM bookshelves.