Idan Ben Barak’s Do Not Lick This Book! can be found in most homes around Australia. Idan likes writing about things in the world – and ourselves – that we normally don’t pay attention to. Come and find out about what your brain can and cannot do; how many senses you really have (hint: more than five); what your skin looks like from up close and what lives there, and other weird things that happen to be true.


Idan Ben Barak

Idan Ben Barak writes science books, usually for children; they’ve been translated into over twenty languages and won a few awards. He lives in Melbourne with his wife and their two boys. Sometimes, after they go to bed, he plays his guitar a bit. He has degrees in microbiology and in the history and philosophy…