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Beetles for Breakfast

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Chomping into a cricket sandwich? Cruising down the highway in a coffee-powered car? Learn about the bizarre but genius ways our lives could be changed by planet-saving tech!

Featured on The Guardian's "Science Weekly" podcast

A Junior Library Guild selection

"a visually stunning book crammed with detail and numerous weird and wonderful ideas on how to reduce the impact climate change is having on our planet."
—A Library Lady

"There are few greater pleasures in life than cracking open the cover of a beautifully-produced, chunky information book."
—Book Super Hero

"If your kids are stressed about environmental issues, here's the antidote." —Creative Boo

In this visually stunning book full of weird and wacky facts about the future of science, we see how some of these futuristic inventions could fit into everyday life. With a mixture of abstract, infographic-style artwork and topical, funny and expertly-researched facts, adults and children alike will love seeing familiar scenes with a futuristic twist, teaching them all about the cool, exciting and sometimes quite strange inventions that could be commonplace in the not-so-distant future.

We all know the effects that climate change and global warming are having on our planet - but what we don't all know is some of the bizarre ways scientists are working to find practical and imaginative answers to these big problems. Expore futuristic inventions and how they could fit into everyday life: from brushing your teeth with biodegradable algae, to eating beetle burgers for lunch and coming home to do your homework with a pen containing ink made from exhaust fumes.