Author(s): Clive Gifford, Marianne Taylor, Steve Martin
A quirky, full-colour illustrated book jam-packed with over 2,000 fascinating figures and facts, The World in Numbers lets figures do the talking.Each themed, colourful page is crammed with tonnes of fascinating number-led facts. Discover how fast a sneeze travels, how many Earths could fit inside the Sun, the size of a T-rex's teeth and much, much more. From animals and adventures, to fashion, food, bugs and buildings - there's something for everyone in this brilliant book. Featuring light-hearted illustrations by Andrew Pinder.
A quirky, full-colour illustrated book jam-packed with over 2,000 fascinating figures and facts, The World in Numbers lets figures do the talking.
Clive Gifford is an award-winning author with over 150 books published for children and adults including Out Of This World, Wow Science and Discover The Extreme World. His books have garnered much praise and won Children's Choice, NAPPA Gold Star, TES Book of the Year and Smithsonian awards. Marianne Taylor is a writer and editor whose career has been steered from the start by her obsessive interest in the natural world. She has written books on subjects from mountain gorillas and nature photography, to science and wildlife in London. Steve Martin lives in the English Midlands and makes his living from a wide range of writing including children's non-fiction, business communication and developing e-learning materials.