A funny story about gravity that explains why apples fall from trees, from an exciting new partnership in picture books.
Isaac Newton was sitting under an apple tree when he got hit on the head by an apple.
People might tell you this is the moment gravity was first discovered, but the truth is people had been discovering gravity long before Isaac.
You might have even discovered it yourself ... Ouch!
Have you ever wondered how gravity works? Or what life would be like without gravity? Find out in this fun introduction to the idea that what goes up must come down!
'Ouch: Tales of Gravity does a great job of breaking down something sophisticated into smaller, digestible ideas that are well described and illustrated … A good school resource, it would be equally suitable on the shelf at home, where it will hold its own against narrative fiction.' Books+Publishing
Kate Simpson is a picture book author, podcast host and bookworm who loves facts and fiction in equal measure. She is also a chemical engineer who believes that curiosity can change the world.
Andy Hardiman is an English-born creative living in Sydney, Australia. He has used his creative skills to design wallpaper, create gift cards, work in multiple advertising agencies and now illustrate his first picture book, Ouch: Tales of Gravity. He has a Masters of Art from the Royal College of Art, London.
A & U Children
6 - 8
Educational: Sciences, general science