A Charm of Magpies

An ebook bundle of The Science Magpie, The Antiques Magpie and The Nature Magpie

Marc Allum, Simon Flynn and Daniel Allen
AUD $49.99
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Give the gift of the Magpie with this beautiful collection of three fascinating miscellanies.

The Science Magpie is Simon Flynn’s bestselling collection of enthralling facts, stories, poems and more from science’s history, from the Large Hadron Collider rap to the sins of Isaac Newton.

With Antiques Roadshow regular Marc Allum as your guide, go in search of stolen masterpieces, explore the first museums, learn the secrets of the forgers and brush up on your auction technique with The Antiques Magpie.

And with acclaimed nature writer Daniel Allen, join naturalists, novelists and poets as they explore the most isolated parts of the planet and discover which plants can be used to predict the weather in The Nature Magpie.

Author bio:

Simon Flynn was a publisher and is now training as science teacher. He has degrees in Chemistry and Philosophy. Marc Allum is a freelance art and antiques writer and consultant based in Wiltshire. Marc has been a miscellaneous specialist on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow programme since 1998. Dr Daniel Allen is a British author making a name for himself in the world of animal/nature writing.

Category: Humour & Gift
ISBN: 9781848317406
Publisher: Icon Books
Imprint: Icon
Pub Date: December 2014
Page Extent: 736
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Gift books