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NEWS: Quadrille to publish YouTuber Charlie McDonnell’s ‘Fun Science’ book debut


What are gravitational waves? Well, YouTuber Charlie McDonnell (a.k.a. charlieissocoolike) will tell you, and he’ll make it FUN!

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With nearly 2.5 million subscribers, it’s a no-brainer that publishers would be looking for a slice of that. And the book, according to the blurb will “be taking you on an awesome journey through the cosmos, beginning with the Big Bang through to the Solar System and the origins of life on Earth”.

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But don’t fear. It won’t be like those school textbooks that do nothing but give you backache at the bottom of your rucksack. Nay, McDonnel says  “expect frequent digressions, tons of illustrations of not-so-sciencey things (NB a microwave flying through space), and pages packed with my all time favourite mind-bending science facts.”

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Ok then! We’re on board. Bring on the FUN! ‘Fun Science: A Guide To Life, The Universe And Why Science Is So Awesome’ is listed as available from October. 

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Sarah is the Lead Writer and Design Queen here at Maximum Pop! Sarah holds an MA in Professional Writing from Falmouth University, and a BA in Creative Writing with English Literature from Marjon (BIG UP THE MARJON MASSIVE!). Sarah joined MP! after seeing an advertisement for writers on Instagram – because where else would a design master find their dream job?

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