What’s the best way to understand something complex or technical? Take it apart and make it yourself! How to Make a Planet is a refreshingly funny science book for 8- to 12-year-olds. Vibrant, easy-to-follow text tells the story of the formation of the Earth with a humorous ‘how-to’ twist. Includes 170 humorous illustrations. Consultant, Jack Challoner, is a physicist and educator who is passionate about ‘explaining science’. He is the author of many notable science books for both children and adults. He worked on the London Science Museum’s flagship interactive gallery Launch pad, and has also developed television programs for BBC Scotland.