In this unique collection of irresistible info, every double page spread features 13 facts about a different topic. 13 facts and an extra half fact that turns well known myths on their heads and gives you the truth behind them.
Did you know that white chocolate is not technically chocolate at all as it doesn’t contain any cocoa solids? Or that it isn’t actually the lack of gravity that causes astronauts to float in the International Space Station; the station is in orbit and the astronauts are in a state of free fall that allows them to experience weightlessness?
With more than 1000 facts covering over 80 different subjects there is an abundance of knowledge waiting to be discovered. From plants to pianos, the solar system to sea creatures and many more.
Unlike many reference books, this one is not split into sections which is refreshingly different. Whether looking through the book or choosing pages at random the reader is sure to find out so much more as they are gently guided towards new subjects.
Illustrated with fantastic high definition photographs with amazing close ups showing a crocodile’s jaws or the eyes of a fly. And the explosive photographs are a real sight to see allowing the reader to see the skeleton of a dinosaur, what happens when a light bulb explodes or see up close the tiny miracles when plants seed pods burst.
This would make a great gift for those with a thirst for knowledge and a love of facts, and would also be a fantastic addition to any school or class library, it makes a great talking point and is the perfect base for finding out more.
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Many thanks to DK Books for sending a copy of this book for review.
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