"This clever book is sure to spark curiosity and set children on a path towards critical thinking, the very essence of science" - Joe Schwarcz PhD, McGill University
"This wonderfully illustrated book provides a fun introduction to critical thinking for children. In these days of misinformation, disinformation and wild conspiracy theories, it would be a good idea for their parents to read it too!" - Prof. Chris French
“A delightful, fairytale introduction on to how to reason with evidence. Beautifully illustrated - a wonderful read for children, and for their parents.” - Anil Seth
"A splendid book that explains for young children how science and reason work" - Michael Shermer, publisher of Skeptic Magazine
No matter what proof Harriet has Henry is convinced he is right, so will anything that Harriet says change her little brother's mind? Read this book with your children and nurture their little minds, encourage their natural curiosity and sense of adventure.
At the back of the book is a BONUS Three Page introduction to How Our Brains Work and the importance of critical thinking. This should be a good conversation starter to teach children the essential life skills they will need to navigate through the world and make good sound decisions!
In these digital days of the internet and social media, where we are all constantly bombarded with misinformation, fake-news and post-truths, this book attempts to show young children HOW to think, not WHAT to think.