A World of Information

A World of Information


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From Morse code to the bones in the human body, this visually stunning collection of facts and figures puts a world of information at your fingertips.

How much do clouds weigh? Who invented the pencil? How many ways can you tie a knot? Discover the answers to these and many other questions in this elegant and absorbing miscellany of general knowledge. From music notation to Roman numerals and from the skeleton to the solar system, essential facts are brought to life by stylish infographics and fascinating commentary. Perfect for all ages, this book is sure to amuse and intrigue even the most curious minds.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780763693480
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Publication date: 09/28/2017
Series: A World of Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 10.70(w) x 14.60(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Richard Platt is the author of Pirate Diary, which won the Kate Greenaway Medal, as well as Egyptian Diary, Castle Diary, and Roman Diary. He has written more than sixty nonfiction books for children. He lives in Kent, England.

James Brown is an illustrator and printmaker who worked in textiles for ten years before turning his talents to illustrating for children. He lives in London.

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ChatWithVera More than 1 year ago
This is one of those books that a family can purchase and use through the years of educating their entire family. Literally from kindergarten through grade 12. In fact, Mom and Dad might find it educational as well. Though not a thick book, having only 64 pages, it is large in that it is approximately 11 by 15 inches. And while not a reference book encyclopedic in content, it can most certainly be referred to on a variety of topics leaning heavily on the sciences. I found it interesting that though the style and font of the book are quaint or old fashioned, the information is definitely up-to-date. I liked, too, the information per topic is contained on a two-page spread and has it's own color. I received a complimentary copy from the publisher to facilitate a review with my own opinions which are given without compensation.