This book is entertaining and informative and could be used as supplementary classroom material on a variety of biology, environmental or history related topics. (Kim Frail The Deakin Review of Children's Literature
Overall, a very excellent book for teens that should increase their knowledge by maintaining their interest. (Zachary G. Chauvin Resource Links
As previously demonstrated by last year's fun-filled 50 Burning Questions: A Sizzling History of Fire, Tanya Lloyd Kyi has no trouble balancing the sinister and the safe. (Quill and Quire
The sense of humour, compelling information, short readable pieces and catchy headings make this a pleasure for reading. (Aileen Wortley Canadian Children's Book News
Sickly green pages (which may be intended to reflect the nausea these substances cause) and red headlines might be just the thing to entice readers seeking intriguing facts. (Janet S. Thompson School Library Journal
About the Author
Tanya Lloyd Kyi is the author of both fiction and non-fiction books for young readers, including The Blue Jean Book and 50 Burning Questions: A Sizzling History of Fire. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Ross Kinnaird is an illustrator who has worked in London, Sydney and Hong Kong. He currently lives in Auckland, New Zealand.