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Everyone smells! The sense of smell plays a crucial part in survival, communication, and taste, and is the basis of a multi-billion-dollar industry. But, despite all this, it’s the sense we often know least about.
This hilarious and fact-packed book puts that right. Find out everything you could ever want to know about stinks, whiffs and pongs, from the fruit so pungent it's banned from public transport to the top-secret military programme that developed the stinkiest stink bombs.
For ages 7-11
A Note From the Publisher
'This is a great book to inspire kids to learn about the science of their bodies and the food that they eat, as well as some history too. The slightly disgusting nature of smell, means the book will appeal to children, because let's be honest, there are few things more entertaining than farts'. GeekDad
'Clive Gifford introduces us to the science of smell in this entertaining book, explaining in an wonderful, accessible way how smell is created by chemicals and what the significance of each may be'. Primary Times
'A fun and quirky guide to everything you ever wanted to know about stinks, whiffs and pongs! A hilarious fact book'. The Bookseller