Joachim Hecker was born in 1964 and is a science editor for WDR Radio. For many years, he has managed to fuel young listeners’ enthusiasm for science with his experimentation programme Hecker’s Witch Kitchen. He has written two books for children called Experiments and Even More Experiments. The stunning drawings are by award-winning illustrator Sybille Hein.
THE LITTLE SCIENTISTS’ SPACESHIP: EXCITING DO-IT-YOURSELF EXPERIMENTS
Kim and her friends can hardly believe their eyes when they find a hamster in the cellar at Kim’s house that flies around in its own spaceship! And that’s not all: the hamster can shrink the children so that they can join him for some amazing space adventures. Kim and her friends can’t wait to get going, there’s so much to learn! How to turn a balloon into a shower, for example. How to break off a piece from a bar of chocolate using a tiny trick – while the bar stays whole. What a microwave does to the inside of Kinder eggs… and a lot more besides. Writing in the entertaining style that has become his trademark, Joachim Hecker offers a wealth of useful things to know about household objects and gets us all fired up about some intriguing experiments...
› Over 50,000 copies were sold of his previous book The House of Little Scientists!