The Oxford First Book series, with lifesales of 50,000 copies since publication in 1999, is a strong seller. Now with new vibrant covers the series gets a modern look that is perfect for the trade and libraries. The Oxford First Book of Science presents and explains the themes of science, with the emphasis on practical applications, required by the National Curriculum at KS1 and early KS2. It includes themes such as life processes, materials, pushes and pulls and light and sound. Readers are involved throughout, by means of activities and experiments and child-friendly artwork makes the topics accessible and fun. Includes Glossary and Index. Nina Morgan is an experienced writer on science and technology for children and adults.