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Destroy This Book in the Name of Science: Einstein Edition

Extent: 56pages

Size: 297x210mm

Publication Date: 02/03/2017

Price: £9.99

ISBN: 9781780554433

Categories: Activity & Puzzles, Buster Reference

About the Book

Created by author, cartoonist and entertainer Mike Barfield, Destroy This Book is the ultimate activity-based book, perfect for curious children who are inspired by cool science.

With fascinating information, colouring and doodling activities to complete, and a dozen press-out projects to create, there’s hours of fun to be had cutting, tearing and pulling apart the pages (all in the name of science, of course).

Projects include The Hoop Glider, Einstein Nodder, Turtle Racer and much more.

Best of all, no expensive craft supplies are required.

Other books in the series:
9781780554822 Destroy This Book in the Name of Science: Galileo Edition
9781780555300 Destroy This Book in the Name of Maths: Pythagoras Edition

About the Author

Mike Barfield has been wild about animals from an early age. His love of nature took him to King’s College London where he gained a first class honours degree in botany and zoology. After a career in comedy writing for TV and radio, he turned to creating award-winning non-fiction for children built on his love of science and finding things out. He is the winner of the Blue Peter Children’s Book Award 2021 in the ‘Best Book with Facts’ category, and has also been shortlisted for the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize, the Association for Science Education Children’s Book Prize (twice) and the De Bary Award for Outstanding Children’s Science Books (twice).

His website can be found at


  • 'wickedly children the opportunity to discover through easy-to-access scientific exercises', Evening Standard
  • 'the perfect literary addition to the lab/bedroom of curious children', E&T
  • 'Genius! This book will really inspire children to delve into the world of science', Parents in Touch