Books by Sean Connolly

THE BOOK OF INGENIOUSLY DARING CHEMISTRY by Sean Connolly
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 30, 2018

"Fresh and informal but stronger on background than hands-on experiences. (glossary) (Nonfiction. 10-13)"
A highlights reel of the periodic table of elements, with 24 experiments and demonstrations. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"A new collection from an old hand at designing intriguing STEM activities that will entertain as well as enlighten. (Nonfiction. 9-14)"
Memorable disasters inspire modern experiments. Read full book review >
THE BOOK OF WILDLY SPECTACULAR SPORTS SCIENCE by Sean Connolly
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 29, 2016

"Worth the purchase just to learn the most effective angle to skip a stone across a water surface. (Nonfiction. 9-14)"
Hands-on demonstrations and explanations show how scientific principles apply in the wide world of sports. Read full book review >
THE BOOK OF PERFECTLY PERILOUS MATH by Sean Connolly
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 13, 2012

"An inviting alternative to utilitarian workbooks, but full of transparent contrivances. (Nonfiction. 10-13)"
In a labored follow-up to his Book of Potentially Catastrophic Science (2010), Connolly offers 24 hazardous scenarios that require math and logic skills to escape. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 5, 2010

"But overall this is both entertaining and instructive, a welcome follow-up to The Book of Totally Irresponsible Science (2008) and useful for science-fair projects, classroom or recreational group activities and home explorations. (Nonfiction. 9-14)"
Presented with humor and a bit of ballyhoo, this collection of 50 demonstrations of scientific tools, phenomena and principles includes a description of the history and science behind each topic. Read full book review >