• Which member of the Piece Patrol is the most powerful? • Can you tell a pin from a fork? • Who is the greatest chess player of all time?
Basher’s Chess has the answers to these questions and more. Get to know the major players on the chessboard and find out the different moves they make to try and capture King. See how a game of chess unfolds from Opening to Endgame and pick up some top tips and strategies along the way. Meet the world’s greatest chess players—including Abhimanyu Mishra, Magnus Carlsen, and Judit Polgár—and discover how you, too, can become a master of the game!
Perfect for home or school, Basher's highly original books make difficult concepts tangible, understandable, and even lovable. Chatty first-person text and stylish, contemporary character illustrations give a voice, personality, and story to each topic—a brilliant way to communicate science, history, and geography. .
About the Author
Artist and designer Simon Basher has fun playing in the world of contemporary character design. Inspired by a love of simple line work and a rich color palette, his characters fill the gap between edgy manga and the cuteness of Hello Kitty. He lives in England.
Tom Jackson is a science writer based in Bristol, UK. Tom specialises in recasting science and technology into lively historical narratives. After almost 20 years of writing, Tom has uncovered a wealth of stories that help to bring technical content alive and create new ways of enjoying learning about science. In his time, Tom has been a zoo keeper, travel writer, buffalo catcher and filing clerk, but he now writes for adults and children, for books, magazines and TV.