The Royal Society @royalsociety The Royal Society is a Fellowship of the world's most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence. May. 24, 2019 1 min read

More people have access to the internet than to a flushing toilet?
And there are more bacteria in your mouth than people on the planet?
These are just some of the treats found in the six shortlisted books for the 2019 #YoungSciBooks prize 

100 Things to Know About Numbers, Computers and Coding
by Alice James, Eddie Reynolds, Minna Lacey, Rose Hall and Alex Frith, illustrated by Federico Mariani, Parko Polo and Shaw Nielsen 

The Bacteria Book
by Steve Mould 

The Element in the Room
by Mike Barfield, illustrated by Lauren Humphrey 

Kid Scientists: True Tales of Childhood from Science Superstars
by David Stabler, illustrated by Anoosh Syed 

by Raman Prinja, illustrated by Chris Wormell 

Science Makers: Making with States of Matter
by Anna Claybourne 

The Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize aims to inspire young people to read about science. The prize is unique in that the winner is selected by judging panels made up of young people across the country 

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