Each book features full-color cartoon-style illustrations and hilarious speech bubbles to heighten interest, making the series attractive even to reluctant readers.
It can come in any color of the rainbow, be smooth and glossy, or dull and rough-but how important is this seemingly indestructible material, and would you want to live without it? If you were to go around your room and start listing all the things made of plastic, that list would soon become very long. Plastic is in your computer, mobile phone, television, pens and even in the clothes you wear. In this new You Wouldn't Want to Live Without title, find out about what plastics are made from, who invented some of the first plastics-and try your hand at making your very own plastic!
Antram was born in Brighton, England. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art and then worked in advertising for 15 years before becoming a full-time artist.
is a highly experienced author having written over 180 illustrated non-fiction books and contributed to many articles for magazines. After completing a BSc. in applied physics he took a postgraduate diploma in Journalism at City University, London. He began work as an editor before setting up a freelance business writing and editing, this included editing the magazine Space Voyager
. Ian now lives in Norfolk in the U.K.