Kay's Brilliant Brains

Kay's Brilliant Brains

A World Book Day 2023 Mini Book

Summary

KAY'S BRILLIANT BRAINS is a mini book written and illustrated for World Book Day 2023 by the record-breaking Adam Kay and Henry Paker. It's a hilarious celebration of the world's most ingenious geniuses and all that their
brilliant brains achieved.

One hundred billion people have lived on earth. Unfortunately, this book would be too heavy if it talked about them all, so it's about ten of them.

You'll meet Amelia Earhart, who flew across a huge ocean in a tiny plane, back in the days when planes were basically made out of old bits of wood (and worst of all, they didn't have in-flight movies) and Thomas Edison, who invented light bulbs and movie cameras (but only went to school until he was twelve). Plus a whole bunch more other brilliant people with brilliant brains who woke up one day and thought 'Oh, I've got an idea . . . !' and changed the world forever.


Praise for Kay's Anatomy:
'An enjoyably gross look at the human body. Hours of gruesome fun guaranteed' i
'Like listening to a teacher who makes pupils fall about' Sunday Times
'Totally brilliant!' Jacqueline Wilson
'Fun and informative' Malorie Blackman
'Very funny - this exciting book is bound to inspire the next generation of medics' Sunday Express

Praise for Kay's Marvellous Medicine:
'A ridiculously funny read that will delight, gross out and educate all at the same time' Independent
'Educational and entertaining. It should be on the national curriculum!' Harry Hill
'Completely marvellous and very funny' BookTrust

About the authors

Adam Kay

Adam Kay is a former doctor who has written three million books and sold five copies. No, hang on - he's written five books and sold three million copies. His first book, This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor, was number-one for over a year and his first children's book, Kay's Anatomy, became the fastest- selling children's general non-fiction hardback of the decade.
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Henry Paker (Illustrator)

Henry Paker was once a little boy who did silly doodles in the margins of books. Now he is a grown man who does silly doodles in the middle of books. He is an award-winning comedian, writer and illustrator. He co-writes and performs in the Radio 4 sitcom ReincarNathan and co-hosts the Three Bean Salad podcast. Henry has illustrated all of Adam Kay's children's books.
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