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Whats the Big Idea

Tracy Turner

Have you ever wondered what capitalism is? How about feminism, ecology, epidemiology or astronomy?

Well, this book will give you straightforward, easy-to-understand answers to all your troublesome-word questions WITHOUT going on and on for ages OR using even BIGGER words to explain them.

Informative, bite-sized explanations alongside beautiful, eye-catching illustrations will help readers aged 8+ understand crucial concepts, giving them the power to take part in the most important conversations on the planet. Perfect for inquisitive minds, this book will appeal to fans of Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls, Big Ideas for Curious Minds and beyond.

More than 100 big words and ideas, simply explained.

Tracy Turner has written more than seventy books, most of them for children, on subjects including inventions, the universe, famous writers, rude words and deadly perils. Many have become bestsellers. She is also an editor, and she worked on the Horrible Histories series for many years. She lives in Bath, UK, with Tom and their son, Toby.


Category:  Children's Non Fiction
ISBN:  9781398523715
Publisher:  Simon & Schuster Children's Books
On sale:  October 2023
Format:  Hardback
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