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I love these Science Comics, and it really seems kids do, too! These make a great birthday present for a 7- or 8-year old child. They are written at a 3rd through 4th grade level, but the pictures make it easy to engage with younger readers.
They are that type of books where parents will learn right along, too. (Hint: you can borrow them when your kid sets the book down. The story’s enjoyable for all ages.)
Cats rule, and dogs drool. (Just kidding!) There’s a comic book for loyal dogs down below. These cats here are a bit higher maintenaince.
These large birds have gotten into human stories since at least Aesop. What makes them so fascinating?
We get to learn about the machines we spend so much of our time in. What makes cars go? Who made them? How do they try to keep us safe?
Science Comics books
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Who’s it for?
- Perfect for ages 7 – 11.
- Can be read aloud to 5 and 6 yr olds
- Covers science topics to a middle school level, but in story form.
“Bought a couple of these science comics on the recommendation of a science teacher friend and I cannot believe how many hours our kids have spent reading them. The Plagues one has been of particular interest (and my 6 year old now knows an alarming number of facts about deadly diseases!) – SUCH a great series. Highly recommend for kids as young as early elementary school. It’s good science, made SO accessible by the excellent illustrations and graphic novel format.” -J&B Lea
Cartoons (pictures) make the story engaging, and support the science info being presented. Each book is 128 pages long, with pictures on every page (it’s a comic). That encourages young readers and makes the information fun.
Cats: Nature and Nurture
If a cat has “nine lives” in popular expression, then I’ve read this comic nine times. This covers cats from the king of your neighbor’s home, to the Lion King, to Tiger King. Maybe not so much the third one, but there is a lot of information about tigers!
Did you hear what happened when there was a group of crows? No, what…
There was a murder. -> If you don’t understand the joke, read this book. Then go crow about it.
“Engines that move you?” How presumptuous – I’ve never been in a car.
(This is me role-playing as a time traveler from 1870, because otherwise it’s definitely not true. Most babies in many countries go home on their first journey either in a car or on a bus.) Think about just how many hours of our lives we have spent living in cars!
The foundation of the sea floor – coral reefs do their part (and then some) to keep our oceans clean and plentiful with species. We need to show the love back to our coral friends.
Predator? Protector? I thought he was human’s best friend.
I’m team feathers. Also, don’t go to a Disney-style theme park with actual dinosaurs. It’s not safe!
Perfect for a night time read while sucking on nectar, or worse, eating cow blood. Learn about these little understood creatures who act as an important insecticide for our food growth.
Flap your wings, start your engines, and fly away in this history of flight and aviation.
I don’t know where I’m-ma going to go when the volcano blows, but I do know where I’m going to go to read this fiery new comic. You’ll lava this comic too.
Don’t sneeze! There’s too much useful learning in this issue. I hope it doesn’t go viral.
(Alright, too soon… these jokes are becoming a parasite to the reader.)
This is not a drill. Fly over here, request some assistance, and read the instructions for how technology affects our everyday lives.
Sink your teeth into this issue of Science Comics. It’s a great snack.
Fuel up on knowledge and take off with a blast with this comic about rockets.
Grow into some nice reading, sit in some sunlight, and drink in the energy you get from this issue.
This comic is out of this world!
The brain is the “ultimate thinking machine”… until a computer beats humans at everything.
What’s cooler than being cool? Ice cold.
It was a dark and stormy night when you cuddled up to read this good book.
Let your engineering knowledge reach the sky!
After reading this comic, your knowledge of geography will make you feel like a box of rocks.
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