Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Non-fiction book review - Monster Science

Monster Science by Helaine Becker

I'll be honest - the cover of this book is a bit of a turn off. But it belies a fantastic interior. The approach is great. Using a monster as a starting point to introduce a variety of historical, scientific, cultural, and ethic issues is genius. While none of these concepts are explored in any depth, its a great way to pique a child's interest. I don't love the illustrations but the content is good enough to give the design flaws a pass.

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