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What can this be? Final two Curiosity Box books published

The Curiosity Box series is now complete!

The last two books in this six book series have just been published. They are Animals and the Human Body.

The Curiosity Box - Animals The Curiosity Box - The Human Body

Like all the books in the series they aim to stimulate children’s interest and curiosity in the natural world.

If you are already familiar with the titles published earlier this year you will know about “What can this be?” It is the title of the challenges I set the children as they read through each book. Their purpose is to arouse curiosity and initiate the imagination to produce an answer before turning the page to find out more.

At the end of each book is a curiosity quiz and suggestions for the children to set up their own curiosity box.

One keen reader has already sent in a picture of her curiosity box and I have provided extra notes about curiosity in science on my website. See them at

The autumn is a great time for walking in the countryside and finding curiosities in the natural world. Perhaps you would like to photograph them and send them to me at

so I can put them in our Science Exhibition Gallery at for children around the world to see.

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I can be contacted in the following ways. If you have a picture for the Natural World Photo Gallery or the Science Exhibition Gallery, please send it by email.