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A world of information / James Brown (illustrations) & Richard Platt (text).

Platt, Richard, (author.). Brown, James (Illustrator), (illustrator.).

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Homer Public Library J 031.02 PLA 000131911 Children's Library -- Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780763693480
  • ISBN: 0763693480
  • Physical Description: 63 pages : color illustrations ; 38 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Studio, 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"All ages"--Page 4 of Cover.
Formatted Contents Note:
Different types of knots -- Cloud classification -- The solar system -- Anatomy of type -- The human skeleton -- Spelling, Morse, and semaphore alphabets -- Atomic structure -- The golden ratio & the Fibonacci sequence -- Music notation -- The anatomy of a bicycle -- The structure & atmosphere of planet Earth -- Greek alphabet -- Screws & nails -- Impossible shapes -- Time zones & tectonic plates -- The human eye -- Ship's watch schedule & international code of signals -- Flight -- Solstices and equinoxes -- Rivers -- Periodic table of the elements -- Pencils & brushes for the artist and designer -- The phases of the moon -- Organs of the body -- Regular polygons -- The layout of an orchestra -- Neap & spring tides -- Roman numerals -- The Mohs scale of mineral hardness -- International Organization for Standardization paper sizes.
Summary, etc.:
Facts and figures for the curious reader. Covers more than 30 fascinating "general knowledge" topics, including shapes, tides, the solar system, and the periodic table.
Subject: Curiosities and wonders > Juvenile literature.
Science > Miscellanea > Juvenile literature.
Illustrated children's books.
Curiosities and wonders.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Astronomy.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Biology.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Chemistry.
Curiosities and wonders.
Illustrated children's books.
Science.
Genre: Juvenile works.
Miscellanea.
Nonfiction.
Encyclopedias.