Spectacular Special Effects
First Greek gods swooped down from the heavens (with the help of a crane).
Then came the man who blew up his head – using only a camera.
Now computers can make animals talk, aliens walk and dinosaurs roam the Earth.
This eye-popping guide lets you into the sensational secrets of special effects – from multimillion-dollar computer magic to spectacular effects you can use in your own school play. Find out the best ways to make a truly terrifying monster, how to defy gravity and why a cabbage can make a convincing fight scene.