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Winning methods;Children's books

The winner of the pound;10,000 Rhone-Poulenc junior prize, which goes every year to the book that has most helped under-14s get to grips with science, will be announced on Monday. Pupils in 22 schools have been selecting from six shortlisted books.

Stephen Biesty's Incredible Body with text by Richard Platt (Dorling Kindersley pound;12.99) Science School by Mick Manning and Brita Granstrom (Kingfisher pound;9.99) Marshall Children's Guide to Astronomy by Jacqueline and Simon Mitton (Marshall pound;10.99) Big Head!: a book about your brain and your head by Pete Rowan (Bodley Head pound;12.99) Usborne Complete Book of the Microscope by Kirsteen Rogers (Usborne pound;9.99) Ask Uncle Albert: 10012 tricky science questions answered by Russell Stannard (Faber pound;4.99)

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