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How to Vanquish a Virus: The Weird World of Viruses... Explained! (Hardcover)


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By Paul Ian Cross, Steve Brown (Illustrator)
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A funny and fascinating blend of facts, quotes, and science stories from the world of health research and science history, including COVID-19.

★ Children will devour this book and hopefully be inspired to become the next super scientists. -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

In the wake of Covid-19, children and parents are keen to understand-- and be reassured about-- viruses and other health issues. With over twenty years' experience of scientific research, Dr. Paul Ian Cross sets out to answer all the questions we didn't know we needed answering until now.

What does a virus look like? How does a virus get passed from person to person? How have viruses changed the world? And who are the men and women who have beaten them?

Contents include:

Chapter 1: What is a virus?

Chapter 2: History goes viral

Chapter 3: Crafty COVID-19

Chapter 4: Battling bodies & magical minds

Chapter 5: Remarkable research, marvelous medicines

Chapter 6: Superhero scientists

Chapter 7: How to vanquish a virus

Chapter 8: The future: a new world

With children leading the revolution, now is the time to understand the importance of making medicines ... and how to vanquish a virus. Any fans of Horrible Histories or Operation Ouch will love this book.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781783127313
ISBN-10: 1783127317
Publisher: Welbeck Children's
Publication Date: July 6th, 2021
Pages: 128
Language: English