Mr Shaha’s Recipes for Wonder Blog Tour

Today I’m on the blog tour for Mr Shaha’s Recipes for Wonder by Alom Shaha. It’s a great fun book, full of things to do with bits and bobs around the home.

Mr Shaha's Recipes for Wonder

Book Description

Why does the …? What is …? How does …? 

Don’t worry if you don’t know the answers, you soon will!

Every child can be a scientist with the help of Mr Shaha and his recipes for wonder!

Turn a rainy day at home or a walk in the park into a chance to experiment. All you need are a few simple items from your kitchen cupboards — and the power of curiosity!

Learn about sound by making wine glasses sing, investigate chemical reactions with vitamin-powered rockets, and explore Newton’s Third Law by making balloon-driven cars.

Written by a science teacher and dad, Mr Shaha’s Recipes for Wonder gives clear, step-by-step instructions for over 15 experiments. Whether you’re a science star or just starting out, it will help you inspire young people to learn.

Get the whole family joining in around the table, as you transform your kitchen into a laboratory!

Mr Shaha's Recipes for Wonder: adventures in science round the kitchen table

My Review

Mr Shaha’s Recipes for Wonder Is such an exciting book. So many things to do with kids, perfect for a rainy day, or snow days like we had last week! The book is wonderfully illustrated and with many diagrams to help you along. There is quite a lot of text to go alongside the experiments so I would recommend it for ages 8+ children any younger would struggle with the text I would think.

Mr Shaha’s Recipes for Wonder

As an adult interested in Science I found reading the book, very refreshing and rewarding, it’s too young for baby girl to take part in, but she happily sat next to me looking at the pages as I was reading along.

Mr Shaha’s Recipes for Wonder

Blog Tour

Here is the blog tour schedule for the other bloggers, why not pop over and check out their content?

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The publishers at Scribe UK have kindly allowed me to giveaway a copy of Mr Shaha’s Recipes for Wonder to one of you. To enter please fill in the gleam widget below.

Remember the more entries you complete the better your chances of winning!



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*Terms and Conditions – There is one copy of Mr Shaha’s Recipes for Wonder to giveaway. The prize is non-transferable and no cash alternative will be offered. The winner will be selected at random via Gleam from all valid entries and be notified by Twitter and/or email. The winner will have 28 days to respond with a name and address for shipping before a new winner is selected. Open to all UK entrants aged 18 or over only. Facebook and Twitter are in no way associated with this giveaway.  Any personal data given as part of the competition entry is used for this purpose only and will not be shared with third parties, with the exception of the winners’ information. This will passed to Scribe UK publishers and used only for fulfillment of the prize.


You can find other competitions over on the competition page.

*We were given a copy of Mr Shaha’s Recipes for Wonder in exchange for this review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.



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  1. Tammy Neal
    31st March 2018 / 9:17 pm

    I’d try the volcano experiment x

  2. 31st March 2018 / 8:13 pm

    I love science books and the balloon powered cars look fab

  3. laura stewart
    31st March 2018 / 8:13 pm

    we like making slime- not as easy as it looks x

  4. Lauren Stebbings
    31st March 2018 / 8:08 pm

    We love messy fizzy ones like the volcano 🙂 would love to do some slime ones or magnet ones

  5. EJ Dunn
    31st March 2018 / 4:20 pm

    I’ve seen a great one with dye, washing up liquid and something else I can’t remember. Makes foam that shoots up!

  6. janine atkin
    31st March 2018 / 1:59 pm

    id like to try the volcano experiment

  7. Rachael Sexey
    31st March 2018 / 10:09 am

    I would love to make a volcano

  8. Sam Parkes
    30th March 2018 / 10:40 pm

    Always wanted to do the exploding volcanoe

  9. Sean Lambourne
    30th March 2018 / 10:30 pm

    balloon powered cars

  10. Rebecca Powell
    30th March 2018 / 8:23 pm

    Make a volcano!!

  11. jo liddement
    30th March 2018 / 12:51 pm

    The colour changing cabbage looks interesting.

  12. astrid charrier
    30th March 2018 / 7:22 am

    the volcano would be fun x

  13. Victoria Prince
    29th March 2018 / 9:49 am

    It has to be the “classic” volcano experiment! So much fun, if a bit messy 🙂

  14. hannah igoe
    29th March 2018 / 8:20 am

    A volcano would be fun

    28th March 2018 / 9:58 pm

    A bomb up partners bum hoping it would work so he would do the house up

  16. Sheri Darby
    28th March 2018 / 8:17 pm

    We always play with magnets

  17. Ruth Harwood
    26th March 2018 / 3:27 pm

    Exploding volcanoes x

  18. Francesca Harper
    25th March 2018 / 1:51 pm

    The volcano is always a good one

  19. Kirsteen Mackay
    20th March 2018 / 2:38 pm

    Volcanoes with Coca Cola and Bicarbonate of Soda or Coke with Mentos. Anything messy or loud is great fun with kids.

  20. Jen oconnell
    19th March 2018 / 5:32 pm

    The volcano for sure – brings back memories

  21. Samantha Richardson
    19th March 2018 / 11:11 am

    The colour changing cabbage looks fun

  22. Caroline
    17th March 2018 / 10:33 pm

    Balloon powered cars

  23. Danielle Spencer
    13th March 2018 / 11:37 pm

    Making some homemade slime.

  24. Rie Tetley
    13th March 2018 / 4:11 pm

    Making a volcano!

  25. Stevie
    13th March 2018 / 12:39 pm

    I would like to make some homemade goo with my nieces.

  26. Dale Dow
    13th March 2018 / 12:17 pm

    we want to do the bubbles on snow experiment, sadly we discovered it after the thaw so we will try it when it snows (next year maybe) turns the bubble into an ice ball

  27. Ursula Hunt
    13th March 2018 / 11:26 am

    The balloon car looks good

  28. 13th March 2018 / 10:01 am

    Have entered the contest, sounds like a great prize for my children.

  29. Angela Treadway
    12th March 2018 / 10:53 pm

    vitamin powered rocket x

  30. Angela Treadway
    12th March 2018 / 10:53 pm

    vitamin powered rocket x

  31. Laura Pritchard
    12th March 2018 / 9:20 pm

    The balloon-driven cars sound fun!

  32. laura banks
    12th March 2018 / 8:48 pm

    i always like the volcanoes

  33. Michelle Ferguson
    12th March 2018 / 7:30 pm

    Balloon driven cars would be great for my nephews

  34. clara
    12th March 2018 / 6:50 pm

    the ballon powered cars sound fun

  35. Annabel Greaves
    12th March 2018 / 4:59 pm

    The balloon car looks fun

  36. 12th March 2018 / 3:54 pm

    The balloon powered cars look like a lot of fun, I think we’d do those first.

  37. Sarah Austin
    12th March 2018 / 1:57 pm

    Things floating / sinking in water

  38. Robert Price
    12th March 2018 / 5:59 am

    My Grandson would love this

  39. Adrian Bold
    12th March 2018 / 12:59 am

    The Balloon Powered Cars sounds like a lot of fun!

  40. Katherine Lucas
    11th March 2018 / 9:50 pm

    Volcanoes would be fun

  41. Chris Andrews
    11th March 2018 / 7:55 pm

    What Science experiments would you like to try at home?
    making wine glasses sing (hope they don’t shatter)

  42. Solange
    11th March 2018 / 6:29 pm

    I’d like to try the balloon powered cars.

  43. Natalie Crossan
    11th March 2018 / 5:41 pm

    Making wine glasses sing – I’ve always tried and failed

  44. Leila Benhamida
    11th March 2018 / 1:09 pm

    The colour changes cabbage 😀 Great video.

  45. Tracy Nixon
    11th March 2018 / 12:21 pm

    I know my boys would be interested in making balloon-driven cars!

  46. Jade Hewlett
    11th March 2018 / 12:14 pm

    I’d like to try the Balloon Powered Cars

  47. Elizabeth Smith
    11th March 2018 / 11:55 am

    Balloon-powered cars sounds fun

  48. Margaret Gallagher
    11th March 2018 / 10:46 am

    Volcanoes coke and bicarbonate of soda- always a DELIGHT

  49. claire woods
    11th March 2018 / 9:03 am

    making wine glasses sing,

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