Science Book Judging

Over the last half term, children from year 5 and 6 have been reading a variety of science books which were shortlisted for the Royal Society Young Science Book Prize. The 6 books were selected from all of the science books for children which had been published over the past year.
 
The titles that we judged we:
 
100 Things to Know About Numbers, Computers & Coding by Alice James, Eddie Reynolds, Minna Lacey, Rose Hall and Alex Frith, illustrated by Federico Mariani, Parko Polo and Shaw Nielsen (Published by Usborne Publishing)
 
Kid Scientists by David Stabler, illustrated by Anoosha Syed (Published by Quirk Books)
 
Planetarium by Raman Prinja, illustrated by Chris Wormell (Published by Big Picture Press)
 
Science Makers: Making with States of Matter by Anna Claybourne (Published by Wayland)
 
The Bacteria Book by Steve Mould (Published by Dorling Kindersley
 
The Element in the Room written by Mike Barfield, illustrated by Lauren Humphrey (Published by Laurence King)
 
Our judging panel have now selected their favourite book - Kid Scientists - and we have submitted our results. Now we just need to wait to see what the overall winning book is.
 
For more information on the books and the award, see Royal Society