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A world of information  Cover Image Book Book

A world of information

Brown, James (Illustrator) (Author). Platt, Richard. (Added Author).

Summary: 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.

Item details

  • ISBN: 0763693480
  • ISBN: 9780763693480
  • Physical Description: print
    63 pages : color illustrations ; 39 cm
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Studio, 2017.

Contents / Notes

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.
Subject: Curiosities and wonders Juvenile literature
Curiosities and wonders Juvenile literature
Curiosities and wonders
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Astronomy
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Biology
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Chemistry
Genre: Juvenile works.

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Clayton County Library System:
      Forest Park Branch
J 031.02 BROWN, JAMES ( Send Text)
31012004970313 JUV Available
Middle Georgia Regional Library:
      Mary Vinson Memorial Library
J 031.02 BROWN JAMES ( Send Text)
31058002959733 Junior Nonfiction Available
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      Cedartown Public Library
J 031.02 BROWN ( Send Text)
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JUV 031.02 BRO ( Send Text)
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