The Resource A world of information, James Brown [illustrations] & Richard Platt [text]

A world of information, James Brown [illustrations] & Richard Platt [text]

Label
A world of information
Title
A world of information
Statement of responsibility
James Brown [illustrations] & Richard Platt [text]
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Author
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
How much do clouds weigh? Who invented the pencil? How many ways can you tie a knot? Discover the answers to these and many other questions in this elegant and absorbing miscellany of general knowledge. From music notation to Roman numerals and from the skeleton to the solar system, essential facts are brought to life by stylish infographics and fascinating commentary
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
302.2/03
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
A world of information, James Brown [illustrations] & Richard Platt [text]
Label
A world of information, James Brown [illustrations] & Richard Platt [text]
Publication
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Knots -- Cloud classification -- The solar system -- Anatomy of type -- The human skeleton -- Spelling, morse and semaphore -- Atomic structure -- The golden ratio -- Music notation -- The anatomy of a bicycle -- Planet earth -- Greek alphabet -- Screws and nails -- Impossible shapes -- Time zones -- The human eye -- International code of signals -- Flight -- Solstices and equinoxes -- Rivers -- The periodic table of elements -- Pencils and brushes -- The phase of the moon -- Organs of the body -- Regular polygons -- The layout of an orchestra -- Neap and spring tides -- Roman numerals -- Mohs scale of mineral hardness -- Paper sizes
Control code
ocn961458977
http://library.link/vocab/cover_art
https://secure.syndetics.com/index.aspx?type=xw12&client=nlonzsd&isbn=9781406370843&upc=&oclc=%28OCoLC%29961458977/LC.JPG
Dimensions
38 cm.
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Extent
62 pages
Isbn
9781406370843
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)961458977

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