Dorling Kindersley 2022
An Encyclopedia of Fantastic Facts
Learn about everything in the world from animals to art with this book of extraordinary figures and number-based facts for children aged 9-12!
DK's cool compendium puts the fun back into learning, taking children on a number crunching journey around the wonders of our world. With zillions of fun figures at your fingertips, you are sure to expand your horizons and impress your friends with incredible statistics!
Ever wondered how many stone blocks there are in the Great Pyramids at Giza? How long it takes to put on a spacesuit? Or what percentage of your brain you really use?
Well look no further! This world fact book will keep both you and the kids entertained, arming you with nuggets of number knowledge and memorable information proving that data doesn't have to be boring.
Tuck into a feast of fantastic figures and you will find:
More than 1,000 astonishing facts, divided into six thematic chapters
Over 80 topics encompassing earth, space, history, technology and more
Eye-catching double page spreads, including stunning photographs and graphics for every topic
Fun and surprising information to engage children in the world around them
How Big? How small? How many? How fast?
Satisfying the most inquisitive minds, this trivia book for children provides the answers to those questions you've always wondered about, while offering fresh facts to stretch the imagination.
Did you know, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai is the world's tallest building with 160 floors?
Or that the sperm whale can hold its breath underwater for an average duration of 90 minutes?
From spectacular stars to ingenious inventions and extravagant fashion, the vast array of topics will spark curiosity in even the most reluctant readers, setting you on a fact-filled journey of discovery! So what are you waiting for?