Horrible Science: Shocking Electricity

Most science books are shockingly boring. Not this one! It’s simply sizzling with zippy, zappy facts to electrify you! Have you heard about the scientist who gave electric shocks to his eyeballs? Do you know that lightning can strike you with heat five times hotter than the sun? Would you swim with a scary electric eel and get the shock of your life? Or with the hungry Hammerhead shark, which can sense electricity and use it to track down its victims? Did you know that there’s enough electricity in your body to light up the fairy lights on a Christmas tree? And could you imagine being Jacqueline Priestman, the woman with so much electricity inside her that she made power sockets explode?

If you want heaps of horrid facts to electrify you, you’ll find them inside Shocking Electricity!

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  • Nick Arnold

    Nick Arnold has been writing for Scholastic for ten years, clocking up over 20 titles in the HORRIBLE SCIENCE series. Nick lives in Devon.

    Awards

    Nick Arnold has won three Aventis Science Prizes for the Horrible Science series, for Blood, Bones and Body Bits, Ugly Bugs and Really Rotten Experiments, and won the 2013 Best Book with Facts at the Blue Peter Book Awards.

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    Tony De Saulles

    Tony De Saulles trained in graphic design, but since illustrating the Horrible Science series, has been concentrating on his illustrative style. Tony lives in Cheltenham.

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