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Science through Stories

Review: Science Through Stories

Sitting down to draw our thoughts together on this great resource book, I re-read the last Facts & Fiction and came across this from Martin Murrell’s letter, ‘storytelling is used by all good teachers of all subjects – and always will be.’ Spot on for this book.

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"The most annoying book I have ever read, as the author seems to have had a more interesting life than I’ve had." —John Cleese on Where on Earth is Heaven?

"Where fantasy and science fiction can tend towards the escapist, Deep Time brings us back to ourselves, to the land, to the idea of wilderness as something precious that we ought to preserve. It also, by cunning means, encourages us to look at our own time and place with fresh eyes, seeing connections and possibilities we might otherwise have missed. It delivers all of this, and more, in a fast placed action adventure plot that does not let up for some 700 pages." —Nimue Brown on Deep Time

“This book is gorgeous – the animals are so lifelike and appealing – it makes you want to get started straight away.” —The Green Parent Magazine on Making Needle Felted Animals

“It is the type of book you want to share, but be warned; you may end up buying for someone and then keeping it for yourself, it is that good!” —EYE magazine on Making Woodland Crafts