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The Fairy Tales of Science

by John Cargill Brough

This book, written in the mid 19th century and illustrated by Charles H. Bennett, provides an entertaining introduction to topics in science for children. In each chapter, the author uses a popular myth or fairy tale to lay the groundwork for an equally fascinating "fairy tale of science" full of interesting facts and real life examples.

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John Cargill Brough

United Kingdom

John Cargill Brough was a British science writer, lecturer, editor and librarian. Brough was born in Pontypool, Wales, the second youngest son of Barnabas Brough,a brewer, publican, wine merchant, ac...

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