Books for Children Science & Nature

What Is a Rainbow?

By Harriet Blackford (Author), Mike Henson (Illustrator)


Format Hardcover


What Is a Rainbow?

by Harriet Blackford, Mike Henson



Barnes and Noble Indiebound
STEM fun for smart tots!
Meet Mia, Ava, Oli, and Seb: they’re the four engaging characters created by Harriet Blackford to introduce very young children to STEM concepts. This simple story, enhanced by Mike Henson’s humorous illustrations and fun-to-do experiments, makes a fascinating subject come alive for preschoolers.

Everyone loves looking at rainbows—but what exactly are they? How are they created? This book takes a first look at the science behind color and light.

Harriet Blackford is a school science technician who earned her degree in Zoology from the University of London where she worked in the zoology department. She has written many nonfiction books for children, including Tiger's Story and Elephant's Story for Boxer Books.

Mike Henson grew up in South Africa and went on to study Visual Communication. He has been working in children’s publishing ever since he graduated. He now lives by the sea in Hampshire, England, with his wife and two children.

Pub Date: 5/7/2019

ISBN: 9781912757060

Price: $12.95 / $17.50 CAN

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 32 pages, all in color

Trim: 9 x 9 Inches

Territories: US/Can

Category: Juvenile / Science

Age Range: 3 to 5

Publisher: Boxer Books

Series: TechTots?