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Author Gifford, Clive, author.
Title How the world works / Clive Gifford.
Pub Info New York : Kingfisher, [2013]
Rating
book jacket
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 West Tisbury-Juvenile  J 550 GIF     AVAILABLE
Descript 160 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm.
text rdacontent
still image rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note "Know it all, from how the sun shines to how the pyramids were built"--Cover.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 154) and index.
Contents Earth and space -- Prehistoric life -- Life -- Science and technology -- History.
Summary This essential book is brimming with information about pretty much everything! Encyclopedic in scope but fresh and exciting in presentation, this is a great value, information packed book about the workings of the world. Detailed and eye catching illustrations are paired with succinct, to the point text that explains the phenomena, processes, and systems that affect our world and way of life. Parents will also find this book an invaluable tool when they are tasked with answering all of those tricky How? and Why? questions!
Audience Ages 10-13.
Genre Children's encyclopedias and dictionaries.
Subject Science -- History.
Science and civilization.
ISBN 9780753471197
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