Larry Gonick has been creating comics that explain history, science, and other big subjects for more than forty years. He wrote his first guide, Blood from a Stone: A Cartoon Guide to Tax Reform, in 1977. He has been a calculus instructor at Harvard (where he earned his BA and MA in mathematics) and a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT, and he is staff cartoonist for Muse magazine.
Craig Criddle is a professor of environmental engineering and science at Stanford University and has written numerous scientific papers.
Breaks down chemistry in kid terms. My daughter did not like chemistry but loved this book, and it helped her with concepts.Published 28 days ago by Deborah Hinze
I am a firm believer in acquiring critical knowledge in all possible ways, for no two people learn in the same way. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Charles Ashbacher
....instead of watching mindless video entertainment, sit up with our children and take turns reading.
A mind is a terrible thing to waste. This would not be a waste. Read more
I like the style of the writing. It's a nice book for beginners or "idots" to understand the complicated concept through the beautiful explanations in this book.Published 5 months ago by Santata
CITATION: Gonick, L. & Criddle, C. (2005). The cartoon guide to chemistry. New York: HarperCollins.
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Where were these books when I was a kid? These books are fun to read and easy to understand, Thanks Larry!Published 7 months ago by TRONICS-INSTRUCTOR
The book is really understandable and can be used in helping to visualize certain concepts the graphics are nice and I personally think that it was worth buying.Published 7 months ago by Brandee Valadez