The Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science, has announced its shortlist of books vying for the 2007 Junior Prize:
- Can You Feel the Force? by Richard Hammond
- How Nearly Everything Was Invented by The Brainwaves, illustrated by Lisa Swerling and Ralph Lazar, written by Jilly MacLeod
- It’s True! Space Turns You Into Spaghetti by Heather Catchpole and Vanessa Woods
- KFK Natural Disasters by Andrew Langley
- My Body Book by Mick Manning and Brita GranstrÃ¶m
- Science Investigations – Electricity by John Farndon
Adults picked the shortlist, but readers up to age 14 will pick the winner, to be announced May 15.
Thanks to my BBC-philic better half for tipping me off.
* Whereas the kidlitosphere turns you onto Chicken Spaghetti.