Almost the entire world depends on a reliable electricity source - but how often do we stop and think about what actually happens when you switch on the light, flick on the T.V or turn on your computer?
In this amazing introduction to electricity and magnetism Gill Arbuthnott explains all about the history of electricity, how it gets from its original source to your plug socket and what might happen in the future.
Packed full of brilliant full colour illustration, amazing photos and fascinating facts, A Beginner's Guide to Electricity and Magnetism is the perfect first introduction to the mysterious world of electricity and magnetism.
Following a long career as a biology teacher, Gill Arbuthnott published her first book for children, The Chaos Clock in 2003. Inspired by her love of science fiction as well as science fact, her previous works include The Keeper's Daughter for Chicken House and Germ Wars for Barrington Stoke. Previous titles for A & C Black include the fantastic introduction to the building blocks of life, What Makes You YOU?