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What you need to know now : the world in facts, stats, and graphics

Author: Joe Fullman
Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An amazing picture of our world right now, created for the internet generation. Help your child learn all about our world and its people. Clever illustrations tell the story of our modern world, from a skyscraper skyline scaled to show the population density of cities to a pyramid chart showing the youngest and oldest populations by country.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Fullman
ISBN: 9781405353717 1405353716
OCLC Number: 645865548
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Short-listed for Blue Peter Children's Book Awards: The Best Book With Facts 2011
Description: 256 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Earth --
People --
Power --
Industry --
Connections --
Reference.
Responsibility: [written by Joe Fullman [and others]].

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Helps your children learn about our world and its people. This book features illustrations telling the story of our modern world, from a skyscraper skyline scaled to show the population density of  Read more...

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As a reference work this is both valuable and entertaining - a fact nerd's delight. It's worth adding that it supports National Curriculum key stages 2 and 3 - and that it's also a bargain. -- Mick Read more...

 
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