Toppsta - Childrens Books – Reviews

Nick Arnold

Author Links

Nick Arnold

  • 5 stars across 94 books
    Author Nick Arnold is best known for his Horrible Science series, published by Scholastic. He has always regarded himself as a writer rather than specifically a science writer, and his background is journalism and publishing. Illustrator Allan Sanders studied illustration at Manchester Metropolitan University and the Royal College of Art in London, and has since worked for The Economist, The Guardian, New Scientist, Vodafone and Penguin USA. Contributor location: Nick Arnold lives in London, UK; Allan Sanders lives in the UK.
    2nd March 2009

    Frightening Light

    Science with the squishy bits left in! What stops your eyeballs from falling out? Why can dead bodies make g... More

    (1 review)
    Review
    1st May 2014

    Space, Stars and Slimy Aliens

    HORRIBLE SCIENCE: SPACE, STARS AND SLIMY ALIENS is bursting a space-hopping book of stunning science. Zoom to the ... More

    (1 review)
    Review
    1st May 2014

    Evil Inventions

    Horrible Science: Evil Inventions is full of the most gruesome gadgets and murderous machines ever created. Reader... More

    (1 review)
    Review
    2nd January 2014

    Nasty Nature

    All the animals in HORRIBLE SCIENCE: NASTY NATURE are the deadliest, most disgusting and nastiest things that natu... More

    (1 review)
    Review
    1st January 2010

    Spotter's Guide Dinosaurs

    The squishy bits at your fingertips! Dinosaur spotters need look no further than these horribly handy handbooks for ever... More

    (1 review)
    Review
    4th February 2008

    Ugly Bugs

    Science with the squishy bits left in! What do slugs do with their slime? Why do flies throw up on your tea... More

    (0 reviews)
    Review
    7th April 2008

    Bulging Brains

    Reissue with 16 pages of extra material, including an index.... More

    (0 reviews)
    Review
    6th July 2009

    Evil Inventions

    "Horrible Science" is getting a make-over! Readers will discover why someone invented the bottom-stabbing bike saddle an... More

    (0 reviews)
    Review
    4th February 2008

    Nasty Nature

    Science with the squishy bits left in! Why do vultures have bald heads? What kind of frog lives in a toilet... More

    (0 reviews)
    Review
    1st December 2008

    Microscopic Monsters

    Science with the squishy bits left in! What makes your guts a brilliant home for bacteria? Which creature l... More

    (0 reviews)
    Review
    Image to show page is loading Show More Books

    Most Popular Book

    Coming Soon

    Recent Reviews

    • Space, Stars and Slimy Aliens

      Space, Stars and Slimy Aliens

      by MicahW

      I was looking forward to reading this, as it was to do with space, which I love reading about. Also I've read a couple of other horrible history books...

    • Nasty Nature

      Nasty Nature

      by rda

      My son has really enjoyed dipping in and out of this book. It is filled with interesting and 'gross' facts, with a large dollop of humour, to keep you...

    • Spotter's Guide Dinosaurs

      Spotter's Guide Dinosaurs

      by rsa

      My son picked this when we last visited the library. It is quite an unusual guide on dinosaurs. It has quite a bit of humour to it. The illustrations...