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Curious comparisons : a life-size look at the world around you

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First U.S. edition.

Are you curious about numbers, size, and how something small stacks up against something big? Accompanied by fascinating facts and figures, the life-size photographs in this book answer "What if?" and "How many?" for all kinds of creatures and objects. If you unravel all the thread from a T-shirt, how many times will that thread wrap around a city block? How many flowers does a hive of bees have to visit to collect enough pollen to make a pound of honey? The answers might surprise you!

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Lyons Public Library J 031.02 DON (Text)
Children's Nonfiction
52141300580932
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781536200218
  • ISBN: 1536200212
  • Physical Description: 63 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
First edition published in 2009, second edition published in 2015 by Pequeno Editor (Argentina). -- Title page verso.
Summary, etc.:
Are you curious about numbers, size, and how something small stacks up against something big? Accompanied by fascinating facts and figures, the life-size photographs in this book answer "What if?" and "How many?" for all kinds of creatures and objects. If you unravel all the thread from a T-shirt, how many times will that thread wrap around a city block? How many flowers does a hive of bees have to visit to collect enough pollen to make a pound of honey? The answers might surprise you!
Subject: Science > Miscellanea > Juvenile literature.
Curiosities and wonders > Juvenile literature.
Size perception > Juvenile literature.
Picture books for children.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Concepts / Size & Shape.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Mathematics / Fractions.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / General (see also headings under Animals or Technology).
Curiosities and wonders
Picture books for children
Science
Size perception
Genre: Juvenile works
Trivia and miscellanea
Instructional and educational works.
Trivia and miscellanea.
Picture books.


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