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Basher Science Mini: Forensics

Basher Science Mini: Forensics

Current price: $8.99
Publication Date: June 20th, 2023
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Learn how to collect the evidence and crack the case in Basher’s eye-opening guide to the world of forensic science.

- What secrets do Tire Track, Fingerprint, and Blood Spatter hold?
- How do DNA Collection and DNA Profiling help identify criminals?
- Why are maggots, flies, and beetles Forensic Entomologist’s best friends?

With age-appropriate real-world examples, Basher’s world of forensic science has the answers to these questions, and more. Every crime scene is laced with traces left behind by the people doing wrong. Bagged, tagged, and analyzed, these traces help investigators work out how a crime unfolded. From Protective Clothing and Ballistics to Facial Recognition and Fire Investigator, Basher introduces the key players at the crime scene, back in the lab or out in the field. Look inside to get the lowdown on their crime-solving skills!

Perfect for home or school, Basher's highly original books have sold over 3 million copies worldwide. They make difficult concepts tangible, understandable, and even lovable. Chatty first-person text and stylish, contemporary character illustrations give a voice, personality, and story to each topic—a brilliant way to communicate science.

About the Author

Artist and designer Simon Basher has fun playing in the world of contemporary character design. Inspired by a love of simple line work and a rich color palette, his characters fill the gap between edgy manga and the cuteness of Hello Kitty. He lives in England.