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Author: David Roberts; Jeremy Leslie; Simon Adams
Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Once you pick me up, you won't want to put me down-- I'm an encyclopedia, but not as you know it.nbsp; Big books with facts are boring - I'm not. I'm more like a computer game than a book, crammed with funky pages and cartoons. Forget A-Z, just follow my lead and you'll be amazed where you end up!nbsp; Was Beethoven a punk? Why is 10 to the power of 100 called a googol? How are smelly feet connected to nuclear  Read more...
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Roberts; Jeremy Leslie; Simon Adams
ISBN: 9781405316217 1405316217
OCLC Number: 173716591
Notes: Includes index.
Created by David Roberts and Jeremy Leslie; edited by David Roberts; writers, Simon Adams et al.
Awards: Winner of EA English 4-11 Award for the Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year: Key Stage 2 Non-Fiction 2006.
Description: 351 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map, ports. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Science, technology and space --
Society, places and beliefs --
History --
The natural world --
People who made the world --
Arts, entertainment and media --
You and your body --
Planet Earth.

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Was Beethoven a punk? Why is 10 to the power of 100 called a googol? How are smelly feet connected to nuclear weapons? This book covers these questions and others.  Read more...

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"An encyclopedia with a difference -- a random collection of facts in a format that will appeal to the internet-addicted generation." The Back to School Bookseller 09/06/06

 
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