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Our Amazing Planet

The World in Infographics

By Jon Richards and Ed Simkins

  • Paperback
  • £9.99

This series harnesses the immediacy and visual appeal of infographics to present scientific facts, information and processes in a whole new way.

Welcome to The World in Infographics! This highly visual title uses beautifully designed infographics to look at the amazing world around us from the natural world to the human body. Compare the world's longest rivers and the fastest animals. See the life of a star and the effects of climate change explained with these clever graphic images.

Covering key scientific subject areas, this title is not only endlessly fascinating to dip in and out of, but is also very useful for homework help and school science projects for children aged 7+.

Includes material from the Blue Peter Awards shortlisted title Animal Kingdom.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780750281218
  • Publication date: 28 Aug 2014
  • Page count: 192
  • Imprint: Wayland
The bold infographics in this book provide a fascinating guide to our planet-- and everything on it. Covering a load of different subject areas from the animal kingdom to the human body, the book offers a huge amount to look at and find out. — The Week Junior
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