Stuff

Stuff

Curious Everyday STUFF That Helps Our Planet

Summary

Do you ever wonder where your stuff comes from, and what happens to it when you're finished with it?

From CBBC presenter Maddie Moate: a collection of incredible stories about STUFF!

Did you know that you can make paper out of elephant poo? And plastic packaging out of seaweed? And did you know that if you throw away an old T-shirt, it can take 200 years to break down?

This book is full of mind-bursting facts and EXTRAORDINARY stories of the ingenious ways people around the world, and across history, have made, used and reused the stuff around them.

Packed with incredible facts about everyday objects, this book will keep young readers busy for hours!

About the authors

Maddie Moate

Maddie Moate is a BAFTA winning presenter and YouTuber, passionate about curiosity and inspiring children with the wonders of the world. She is the host of the BAFTA nominated TV series "Maddie's Do You Know?", Sony Music's podcast "Maddie's Sound Explorers" and presented BBC Earth's "Earth Unplugged". Maddie's YouTube channel is full of fun, family-focused science videos that have taken her on curious adventures around the world. Her channel is also home to the wildly popular series "Let's Go Live with Maddie and Greg", a live family science show which has helped countless families with homeschooling since lockdown began in 2020.
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Paul Boston (Illustrator)

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