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Curious Comparisons: A Life-Size Look at the World Around You

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Curious Comparisons: A Life-Size Look at the World Around You
Written by Jorge Doneiger
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781536200218
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Curious Comparisons: A Life-Size Look at the World Around You

author: Jorge Doneiger
illustrators: Guido Chouela; David Sisso; Marcelo Setton
translator: Iraida Iturralde

Are you curious about numbers, size, and how something small stacks up to something big, like the number of grains of sand that fill a bucket? Using life-size photographs, engaging gatefolds, and witty asides, Jorge Doneiger beautifully demonstrates relative size, along with quantitative information that answers questions about all kinds of creatures and objects. If you unraveled all the thread from a T-shirt, how many times would that thread wrap around a city block? How many balloons could you fill with the air you breathe in one day? How many flowers must a hive of bees visit to collect enough pollen to make a pound of honey? Is it possible to measure time in colors? Back matter offers additional facts on the subjects for curious readers.

Which weighs more, a pound of lead or a pound of feathers? How many ants does it take to steal a piece of cake? Life-size photos and a clever text explore concepts of size, measurement, time, and more.
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$17.99 / $21.99
1536200212 /  9781536200218
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Non-Fiction - Picture Book / Hardback
age range:
4 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
64 / 8 1/4" x 10 1/4"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 3
Concepts; Mathematics; Science & Nature;
author’s comments:
Jorge Doneiger is an award-winning graphic designer who works as an art director for Diario Clarin, Argentina’s largest newspaper. Curious Comparisons is his first book for children. He lives in Buenos Aires.
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