Science FACTopia!

Follow the Trail of 400 STEM-tastic facts!

Illustrator: Andy Smith

Binding: Hardcover

Imprint: Britannica Books

FACTopia Series

Age 8+

General Knowledge & Trivia

An enthralling and hilarious journey through the worlds of space, animals, engineering, numbers, machines and more in 400 connected facts!

Science FACTopia! is the sixth title in the bestselling FACTopia! series. Follow an ingenious trail of 400 facts about space, animals, rocks and crystals, virtual reality, the body, coding, 3D printing, engineering, plants, fungi, maths and more, where each fact is connected to the next in entertaining and unexpected ways. You’ll meet a parrot called Squawkzilla, find out about the fastest muscles in the body, discover gems that can change colour and learn about black holes that ‘burp’.

Lavishly illustrated with witty illustrations that combine artwork and photography, and verified by the experts at Encyclopaedia Britannica, Science FACTopia! brings STEM topics to life with facts children will be desperate to share with their friends and family.


Rose Davidson is a writer, editor and researcher. Inspired by her own love of animals and nature, she has penned countless stories about interesting wildlife behaviours, strange science phenomena, historic heroes and much more. Currently based in Ohio, USA, she is a contributing editor for National Geographic Kids magazine and the author of multiple children's books. In her free time, Rose enjoys yoga, hiking, birdwatching and snuggling with her black cat, Binny.

Andy Smith studied illustration at the University of Brighton and the Royal College of Art, London. His work combines illustration and typography to create images that have humour, energy and optimism executed with a handmade, hand-printed, tactile feel. When not producing commercial work for clients, Andy can be found in the studio screen printing books and posters. He lives and works by the sea in Hastings, East Sussex. Andy’s work has been exhibited in the UK, USA, France and Australia.

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