The winner was chosen by over 1,500 young people in Judging Panels around the country and the Prize was presented at a prestigious award ceremony at the Eden Project in Cornwall.
The young judges said:
"This book is full of very cool facts and popups."
"This book is scientifically awesome! Even my 15 year-old sister liked it!"
"What a brilliant book, I'm definitely going to read it all."
"Creative, imaginative, fact-filled and fun."
"An utterly amazing book, with fun radiating from it! Every page is a new adventure."
"This book is an absolute winner. I enjoyed reading it from cover to cover as it's well written yet easy to read, colourful and full of interesting information."
"It wants me to go and do science! And the pop-ups are great too."
The judges said: “It’s a lovely book. The pop-ups beautifully illustrate a whole wide range of science from atomic science to volcanic eruptions. We also think the hand-on experiments it suggests will be very popular with a young audience.”
John Burland talks Utterly Amazing Science
About the book
Learn about the awe-inspiring world of science with pop-ups, pull-outs, and fantastic facts with Professor Robert Winston. Utterly Amazing Science is an engaging, eye-catching approach to exploring what makes the world go round. Professor Robert Winston unravels the mysteries of science alongside pop-ups, pull-outs, flaps, sliders and incredible science facts to make learning about science fun and interactive. Use push and pull sliders to feel the force! Understand the building blocks of matter with a pop-up atom or lift the flaps on the periodic table. Discover the incredible core topics in the world of science, including forces and motions, light and colour, elements and matter, and magnets and electricity with clear explanations and fun activities to help your child understand the building blocks of science. Perfect for budding scientists with the combination of information and interactivity, Utterly Amazing Science will leave you thoroughly blown away!