The Magic of Reality: How We Know What’s Really True; Richard Dawkins/Dave McKean (Illus.)

The Magic of Reality: How We Know What’s Really True by Richard Dawkins is a graphic science book aimed at children and young adults. It describes lots of different natural phenomena, and explains the myths, folklore or legends that have been used to explain those phenomena and then how science explains them.

It is beautifully illustrated by Dave McKean. The text is interwoven with the pictures which creates a very engaging and colourful read.

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Further Information

More information on this book can be found at Wikipedia or Goodreads. It can be purchased from Amazon (UK)

This book has also been released as an interactive iPad application – have a look at the website for more information about the book and the app here: http://www.magicofrealityapp.com/

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