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Author: James Brown, (Illustrator); Richard Platt
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Studio, 2017. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Miscellanea
Nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Miscellanea Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Brown, (Illustrator); Richard Platt
ISBN: 9780763693480 0763693480
OCLC Number: 969378245
Notes: "All ages"--Page 4 of Cover.
Description: 63 pages : color illustrations ; 38 cm
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: James Brown & Richard Platt.

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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.

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