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Events for young people

About my books, my writing life, creative writing, about reading, or any combination of these.

Discoveries

Weird and wonderful facts about discoveries that have helped change our world

Inventions

Weird and wonderful facts about inventions ...

Transport

A feast of weird and wonderful facts about transport

Rift

In a vast African landscape, four teenagers and a journalist vanish ...

Gulliver’s Travels

Gulliver is shipwrecked and washed ashore on the exotic island of Lilliput ...

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Adventures with Electricity: Benjamin Franklin’s story

franklin001-cThe true story of one man’s curiosity and the important discoveres he made because of it. Through his courageous experiments, he found how to protect people from the dangers of lightning – and opened the way for our modern world to harness electrical enegy.

 

 

 

 

illustrated by Robin Bell Corfield

 

 

 

‘Beverley Birch interweaves historical detail and scientific understanding to create lively narrative accounts of some of the greatest discoveries of modern science. The reader shares in the tension building up to the moment of discovery and gains insights into the everyday life and feelings that form the backdrop.’

TES MAGAZINE

‘It is a wise publisher who has engaged the talents of Beverley Birch in the teaching of science to children.’

BOOKS FOR KEEPS

[published by Mathew Price Ltd]