Synopses & Reviews
Basher Science: Chemistry, Getting a Big Reaction created and illustrated by Simon Basher, Written by Dan Green: Discover the secrets of chemistry, and learn about the properties of matter and the ways in which they interact, combine and change. Chemistry is a compelling guide to a community of characters who make up everything around us.
Wrappedinfoil.com (nonfiction Monday) Blog[T]his book would be useful for the child that needs to brush up on chemistry terminology or who has struggled with chemistry presented in a more traditional way. The concepts are really shaken up and given a lively new twist, which makes them fresh and interesting.
School Library Journal[another] visually appealing introduction to the sciences. . . . [This is a] worthwhile library purchase [that] would make [a] handy curriculum supplement.
About the Author
Simon Basher is an artist and designer who has fun playing in the world of contemporary character design. Inspired by a love of simple line work and a rich palette, his characters blend the edge of manga with the cuteness of Hello Kitty.
Dan Green is a freelance science writer and editor. He edited Basher's The Periodic Table and wrote Physics, Biology, Astronomy, Rocks and Minerals, and Planet Earth.