The Terrible Truth about Time will get your ticker tocking! Don't wait another second to find answers to these questions. What happens if you go too close to a black hole? How do flies tell time? Why do the years zoom by more quickly as you get older? If you can stomach the bizarre side of science, then read on as Nick Arnold clocks up some terrible time secrets. Find out who was killed for changing the calendar. Make your own crazy clock. Meet the tortured time geniuses. And check out your chances of taking a time-travel trip. Popular author Nick Arnold connects with kids and dazzles them with science by concentrating on the trivial, unusual, gory, or unpleasant. This wacky entry in his Horrible Science series, filled with fantastic fact files and quirky quizzes, was shortlisted for the UK's Junior Prize and is seconds to none! "A really enjoyable book that deals with a difficult concept with imagination and humour. Nick Arnold manages to tell the story of the human comprehension of time in a way that will engage many young readers."-Judges for the UK Junior Prize
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