Welcome to Explaining Science Publishing,  founded in 2017 by Jack Challoner, who has written more than forty books on science and technology during a career spanning more than a quarter of a century.

Our first two books will both published on 29th September 2017:
The Diary of Curious Cuthbert and
Above and Below – Modern Physics for Everyone.

Follow the links to find out more about each one.

There are several exciting titles on our list for 2018 – so watch this space.

If you would like to be kept informed about upcoming titles, or would like to be considered as one of our authors, please send us an e-mail.

The Diary of Curious Cuthbert

© Kate Cragoe Mayfield


Meet Cuthbert, the hero of ‘The Diary of Curious Cuthbert’, one of the first books to be published by Explaining Science Publishing.

The book will be available for pre-order within the next few weeks, and will be published on 29th September 2017.

It was written by Jack Challoner and illustrated by Kate Cragoe Mayfield.

Above and Below

‘Above and Below – Modern Physics for Everyone’ is a celebration of how much modern physics can tell us about the remarkable universe in which we live. Jack Challoner explains weighty concepts with clarity and depth, introducing readers to everything from cosmology to quantum chromodynamics. Authoritative yet accessible in style, ABOVE AND BELOW will inspire and engage curious readers with or without a science background from teen age upwards.

Click here to pre-order this title from Amazon, as either a paperback or Kindle e-book. Other electronic formats will be available soon, and this title will also be available at other sites online, and also in or through bookshops and libraries.