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Do Not Lick This Book (Hardback)

By Ben-Barak, Idan
By Frost, Julian

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A brilliantly simple, funny, interactive picture book that introduces children to the strange, unseen world of microbes all around them by the award-winning author of Small Wonders and the animator of the insanely successful video 'Dumb Ways to Die'.

ISBN 9781760293055
Barcode 9781760293055
Published 24 May 2017 by Allen & Unwin
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9781760293055
ISBN-10 1760293059
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Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Allen & Unwin
Imprint Allen & Unwin Children's Books
Publication Date 24 May 2017
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Ben-Barak, Idan
By Frost, Julian
Category Award Winning
Picture Storybooks
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 210mm
Height: 210mm
Weight 290g
Interest Age 4-7 years
Reading Age 4-7 years
Library of Congress Microorganisms - Pictorial works - Juvenile literature, Microbiology - Pictorial works - Juvenile literature
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 579
Catalogue Code 744234

Description of this Book

Min is a microbe. She is small. Very small. In fact so small that you'd need to look through a microscope to see her. Or you can simply open this book and take Min on an adventure to amazing places she's never seen before - like the icy glaciers of your tooth or the twisted, tangled jungle that is your shirt. The perfect book for anyone who wants to take a closer look at the world.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Winner of Australian Book Industry Awards 2018 (Australia) -- Winner of Eve Pownall Information Book Award 2018 -- Winner of shortlist announced 1 April 2018 -- Short-listed for Children's Picture Book of the Year 2018 (Australia) -- Short-listed for UKLA Book Awards 2019

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Author's Bio

Idan Ben-Barak holds a BSc in medical science, an MSc in microbiology, and a PhD in the history and philosophy of science. His first book, Small Wonders: How Microbes Rule Our World has been published around the world and won the 2010 American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru SB&F (Science Books and Films) Prize for Excellence in Science Books, Young Adult category. An excerpt from his most recent book, Why Aren't We Dead Yet? The Survivor's Guide to the Immune System, was runner-up in the 2015 Bragg UNSW Press Prize for Science Writing. Idan lives in Melbourne with his wife and two children. Julian Frost is an illustrator, designer and animator. Julian received worldwide acclaim for his animation 'Dumb Ways to Die' which has had close to 150 million views since it was uploaded on YouTube in 2012. With his illustration work for kids, Julian loves using likeable silliness in the service of communicating serious information. He lives in Melbourne.

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