A World of Information

A World of Information

Book - 2017 | First U.S. edition.
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Facts and figures for the curious reader. Covers more than 30 fascinating "general knowledge" topics, including shapes, tides, the solar system, and the periodic table.
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts :, Candlewick Studio,, 2017.
Edition: First U.S. edition.
ISBN: 9780763693480
Characteristics: 63 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 38 cm.
Additional Contributors: Brown, James - Illustrator
Contents: Different types of knots
Cloud classification
The solar system
Anatomy of type
The human skeleton
Spelling, Morse, and semaphore alphabets
Atomic structure
The golden ratio & the Fibonacci sequence
Music notation
The anatomy of a bicycle
The structure & atmosphere of planet Earth
Greek alphabet
Screws & nails
Impossible shapes
Time zones & tectonic plates
The human eye
Ship's watch schedule & international code of signals
Flight
Solstices and equinoxes
Rivers
Periodic table of the elements
Pencils & brushes for the artist and designer
The phases of the moon
Organs of the body
Regular polygons
The layout of an orchestra
Neap & spring tides
Roman numerals
The Mohs scale of mineral hardness
International Organization for Standardization paper sizes.
Summary: Facts and figures for the curious reader. Covers more than 30 fascinating "general knowledge" topics, including shapes, tides, the solar system, and the periodic table.

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