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Royal Society Announces the Winner of its Young People's Science Book Prize
14 December 2011

This year's Young People's Science Book Prize has been awarded to How the World Works: A Hands-on Guide to Our Amazing Planet. This prestigious prize from the Royal Society – the the UK's academy of scientists – celebrates the best books that communicate science to young people.

How the World Works: A Hands-on Guide to Our Amazing Planet, written by Christiane Dorion and illustrated by Beverley Young, is aimed at children aged 7-12 years old, and is packed with illustrations and paper fold-outs to boost interactive learning. It offers an exciting way to learn science and encourages children to think about the impact of human actions on our environment.

The Guardian, a UK newspaper, is running a competition where you can win a free copy of the book. The closing date is 19 December 2011. Visit the for more information.

More information about the Royal Society's Young People's Book Prize can be found.

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How the World Works Wins the Royal Society Young People's Science Book Prize 2011
How the World Works Wins the Royal Society Young People's Science Book Prize 2011