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You Are 25% Banana

Susie Brooks, Josy Bloggs

You Are 25% Banana


  • Facts & Information - lists, stats and plenty of facts
  • Facts & Information - lists, stats and plenty of facts

Average rating

4 out 5

59 reviews

Shortlisted for the 2023 ALCS Educational Writers’ Award Shortlisted for The Week Junior Book Awards – Children’s Book of the Year: STEM A brilliantly funny first guide to genetics that is perfect for children aged 5 years and over. This stunningly illustrated book will boggle your brain with astonishing facts, as it shows how we’re all related to every living thing on the planet. Did you know that a grain of rice has more genes than you? Or that you’re related to dogs, dung beetles and even daffodils? Luckily, even though you’re 99.9% like a chimpanzee, you’re still 100% YOU! The extraordinary world of genetics has never been explained so simply. You’ll be amazed at what makes you YOU. Susie Brooks has been writing and editing children's books for more than ten years. In her worldwide travels, she seeks out the unusual and the extraordinary. Josy Bloggs loves working with layout and colour to create impactful illustration. She graduated from the University of Huddersfield with an MA in Spatial Design and her grounding in graphic and spatial design has shaped and influenced her art style. When she is not busy illustrating and designing, she likes to take her dog for long walks or cycle in the Yorkshire countryside. Her clients include AA Publishing, Arcturus Publishing, John Lewis and WHSmith.



Funny title

General Carnaby Wheeliebin 24.08.2023


not good

Senor Chester Chocolate-mousse 16.08.2023



Constable Chesney Tyrannosaurus 23.07.2023


Very good way of helping children learn in a fun way.

Anonymous 15.07.2023


I thought it was very funny and educational.

Anonymous 29.12.2022


Great way to introduce the concept of genes to children.

Corporal Poseidon Gooseberry 24.12.2022


Very funny but more for older kids I think as lots of numbers

Commander Sandwich Biscuits 20.12.2022


I really like this

Anonymous 16.12.2022


I'm the most important person for my family

King Leach Jamboree 10.12.2022


Because it is funny

Corporal Raptor Tyrannosaurus 03.09.2022


I thought it was nice.

Countess Agnetha Sunshine 02.09.2022



King Switch Fink 02.09.2022


Very nice and interesting book

Marshal Tulip Pendragon 02.09.2022


Good book. It was hilarious.

Professor Sandwich Pumpernickel 01.09.2022


It was funny. We ar a bit like bunees bocos we can jump high on ar trampleen

Queen Bubbles Elephant 31.08.2022


I recommend other people that read books to read this, It is 25% Bananas.

Sergeant Chip Dangerous 31.08.2022


This book was wonderful

Commander Hank Paddington 27.08.2022


the book was good because it taught me that fruit flies are 60% like humans and chimps are 99% like humans .

Lord Hercules Bookmark 25.08.2022


i liked it because it taught me that chimps are 99% like humans and that all humans are 99.9% like every other human in the intire world

Marshal Chester Hoverboard 25.08.2022


It was all about genes

Captain Beany Lanzarote 18.08.2022

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