Whizz Pop Bang is run by mother of three, Jenny Inglis, who has a passion for helping children engage with science. A physics graduate with lots of experience in publishing science materials for children, Jenny has also been a BBC Blue Peter science presenter, demonstrating fun science experiments live on TV! With Whizz Pop Bang magazine Jenny hopes to reach primary age children by offering affordable science that's exciting, educational and engaging.
After a hugely successful Kickstarter campaign in 2015, the magazine readership has grown incredibly fast. Jenny now has a dedicated team of equally passionate people writing, designing, producing and making Whizz Pop Bang happen.
If you're interested in joining our team, please take a look at our current vacancies.
"Most of us have science-loving children, which is great when it comes to testing the experiments and sounding out ideas to make sure they've got enough whizz, pop and BANG!"
Jenny Inglis, Editor
Hello! I’m the Founder, Editor
and Chief Experimenter! I have a degree in physics and a passion for inspiring more kids – especially girls – into science. I used to be
a science presenter on
Hi! I’m Tammy – a biology whizz!
I work closely with Jenny to
decide what to write about
Head of Comms
Hello readers, I’m Rachael. My job is to spread the love of science to all our fans on social media.
Whizz Pop Bang is
Hey! I’m Claire and I design Whizz Pop Bang. It’s my job to bring each article and experiment to life. I love the science of colour!
Hi! I’m Sylvie. Chemistry and engineering are my subjects, and I’m a data whizz too – making
sure Whizz Pop Bang is
delivered to all the right
Customer Support Specialist
Hi, I’m Libby! At Whizz Pop Bang we pride ourselves on excellent customer service – it’s my role to make sure our customers are happy!
Greetings! I’m Clive, the
illustrator and creator of Whizz Pop Bang’s science-loving characters! I’ve got a
Hello! My name’s Y and I love
all your why? questions. In fact, I eat them for breakfast, lunch
Hello, my name’s Emmi!
I LOVE experimenting - the messier the better :) Some of the
greatest discoveries were
made by accident!
Howdy! I’m Riley. Did you know, kids make excellent scientists? We’re naturally curious and love finding out how things work!
Where I come from we make things WHIZZ, POP and BANG
all the time!
Whizz Pop Bang is a 36-page children’s magazine jam-packed with science fun! Printed on lovely, thick, uncoated paper (so that kids can colour, scribble and record their science results in it), it’s a top quality magazine that’s built to last. Each issue focuses on a new and interesting subject, with broad-ranging content to appeal to all budding scientists. You can have a flick through a virtual copy of Whizz Pop Bang here.
WHY? Because they’re inquisitive, keen to learn and have open minds that love asking “Why…?”
Written by science communicators, Whizz Pop Bang is full of simple hands-on activities and experiments that can easily be done at home, giving parents and kids the tools to become scientists in their own kitchens!
Naturally, we think Whizz Pop Bang is the best kids’ science magazine in the whole world, but don’t just take our word for it.
Read these rave reviews..
We use a pool of experienced and passionate science writers who are experts at explaining science concepts to children and making them fun and interactive.
Isabel studied Human Sciences
at the University of Oxford and has since written over 130 books for children - we're thrilled to
have her writing regularly for Whizz Pop Bang!
Nick is author of the Horrible Science books. We're very lucky to have him revealing plenty of FOUL FACTS and horrible science in Whizz Pop Bang!
Joe Inglis is a TV Vet and writer.
He shares his knowledge of all creatures great and small in
Whizz Pop Bang’s regular
‘Animal Antics' feature.
Clive is an award-winning
author of over 180 books for children and adults. He often writes our Puzzle and Pullout pages.
Dan has sold millions of
children's science books, winning many awards. He also holds a degree in Earth Sciences from Cambridge University.
Claire is a science writer and communicator with a PhD in genetics, ecology and evolution from the University of Leeds.
Nancy is an experienced writer with three science-mad kids who help with experiments! She has written dozens of successful science books for children.
In partnership with our science writers, we have a group of expert scientists who advise our team on the latest scientific developments. Our Whizz Pop Boffins ensure we’re keeping abreast of what’s happening in the exciting and fast-paced wonderful world of science!
Steve is a palaeontologist and evolutionary biologist who specialises in dinosaurs and fossils. He has published five books and
is Whizz Pop Bang's
Abbie is a robotics engineer working on the ExoMars Rover. She’s a true Whizz Pop Bang heroine inspiring girls in the exciting world of science and engineering.
TV astronomer, broadcaster
and author, Mark loves to inspire both adults and kids with his passion for the Universe.
Michael is a geologist who
travels the world learning about the ground we walk on, the sand we play on and the exciting
stories our planet tells us.
Check out Michael’s
We’ve been overwhelmed by the fantastic responses to Whizz Pop Bang from the home educating community. Countless families are finding that Whizz Pop Bang is a brilliant resource for science ideas and activities to enrich their children’s science learning at home. If you’re a home educator considering a subscription, do get in touch at [email protected] to see how we can help.START YOUR SUBSCRIPTION