Nick Arnold

43 children’s books by the writer

Author Nick Arnold is best known for his Horrible Science series, published by Scholastic. He has always regarded himself as a writer rather than specifically a science writer, and his background is journalism and publishing. Illustrator Allan Sanders studied illustration at Manchester Metropolitan University and the Royal College of Art in London, and has since worked for The Economist, The Guardian, New Scientist, Vodafone and Penguin USA. Contributor location: Nick Arnold lives in London, UK; Allan Sanders lives in the UK.

8-12 years

House of Horrors

Nick Arnold, Tony De Saulles

House of Horrors

House of Horrors lifts the roof on the disgusting details of domestic life as only Horrible Science. Who lives in a house like this? Just about everyone. This book will have the cleanest of neat freaks running for cover when ...

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7-9 years

Shocking Electricity

Nick Arnold, Tony De Saulles

Shocking Electricity

Horrible Science: Shocking Electricity is packed with sizzling zap-fillied facts to electrify every reader. Children can find out about the scientist who gave electric shocks to his eyeballs, that lightning can strike you with heat five times hotter than the ...

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8-12 years

Blood, Bones and Body Bits

Nick Arnold, Tony De Saulles

Blood, Bones and Body Bits

HORRIBLE SCIENCE: BLOOD, BONES AND BODY BITS is bone-chilling book of bodies to make kids squeal! Peek inside to discover all the squishy secrets of your body - including the nasty bits nobody wants to tell you! Find out what happens ...

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8+ years

Microscopic Monsters

Nick Arnold, Tony De Saulles

Microscopic Monsters

Look down your microscope and dare to discover the terribly teeny world of Microscopic Monsters. Discover what makes our guts a brilliant home for bacteria, how germs make dead bodies explode and which creature lays its eggs between our toes ...

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8+ years

How Machines Work

Nick Arnold, Allan Sanders

How Machines Work

How Machines Work is a unique interactive guide to understanding simple machines and mechanisms. Each spread introduces you to a key mechanical principle that you put into practice by building one or more working models. This hands-on approach makes it ...

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8-12 years

Bulging Brains

Nick Arnold, Tony De Saulles

Bulging Brains

HORRIBLE SCIENCE: BULGING BRAINS is full of the most squishing, gooey and stinky facts about the human brain! It looks like a huge grey bogey or something you'd step in by mistake - but your incredible brain holds all your ...

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8-12 years

Evil Inventions

Nick Arnold, Tony De Saulles

Evil Inventions

Horrible Science: Evil Inventions is full of the most gruesome gadgets and murderous machines ever created. Readers will love to discover why someone invented the bottom-stabbing bike saddle and why you would need a toilet snorkel! Redesigned in a bold ...

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8-12 years

Ugly Bugs

Nick Arnold, Tony De Saulles

Ugly Bugs

HORRIBLE SCIENCE: UGLY BUGS lifts up the stone on the creepy-crawly world of insects. You don't have to go very far to find them. Pick up any stone, look into any corner, and a hideous creepy-crawly thing is bound ...

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