Kid Detectives: A Curious Adventure in Genetics

Kid Detectives: A Curious Adventure in Genetics

Hardback Published on: 14/03/2024
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Synopsis

Join a group of four kid detectives and help them find out about STEM while developing problem solving, observation and deduction, and investigation skills.

Our four detectives, Farah, Isla, Mohammad and Sam, are having a sleepover in the treehouse when they notice a mysterious light coming from Isla's neighbour's garden. It looks like some of the plants are glowing! But how can this be?

Join the Detective gang as they meet a botanist and a geneticist, who will help them discover more about plants, genes and DNA.

Featured interactive elements:
- Search and find clues in the illustrations
- Gather crucial information from info panels about genetics and bioluminescence
- Work out how to trick a snowdrop into flowering early and why roses have thorns
- Help the geneticist correctly reorder the steps in her diagram

Through interactive adventures that combine facts, brain-teasing puzzles and lively illustrations, these books impart STEM knowledge in an original way to inspire a love of the subject. The story in each book will have the reader solving puzzles, finding clues, cracking secret codes and uncovering mysteries.

Perfect for aspiring detectives aged 7+.

  • Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
  • ISBN: 9781526324870
  • Number of pages: 32
  • Weight: 214g
  • Dimensions: 216 x 170 x 8 mm

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