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2010, Genre: children's books, Genre: picture books, Series: book review

Summer 2010 Picturebook Highlights – Workman

Here are two titles from Workman Publishing, fifth in the “Summer 2010 Picturebook Highlights” series!

The Book of Potentially Catastrophic Science: 50 Experiments for Daring Young Scientists
by Sean Connolly
9780761156871, $12.95, Pub Date: March 2010
A sequel to The Book of Totally Irresponsible Science: 64 Daring Experiments for Young Scientists (9780761150206, $12.95), this book takes science one step further. The science experiments are all selected to demonstrate a specific scientific principle that is explained in a fun “history of science” blurb on each page. Don’t miss out on either one of these books – though I hate to gender things, I’ve had great feedback from 8-12-year-old boys in particular.

Star Wars: A Scanimation Book: 12 Iconic Scenes from a Galaxy Far, Far Away…
by Rufus Butler Seder
9780761158462, $14.95, Pub. Date: April 2010
A perfect combination – scanimation technology and the hi-tech sci-fi world of Star Wars. Similar to earlier books Gallop!, Swing!, and Waddle, this book is geared toward children a few years older than board book age, though still in a sturdy landscape format to mimic film stills. Only there’s nothing still about these pages, for as you move the page, each scene moves with you for a mini live-action shot of 12 Star Wars scenes.

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