Britannica's Encyclopedia Infographica (1,000s Of Facts & Figures-about Earth, Space, Animals, The Body, Technology & More-revealed In Pictures)

By (author) D'Efilippo Valentina
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By (author) D'Efilippo Valentina; By (author) Pettie Andrew; By (author) Conrad Quilty-Harper
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A groundbreaking new encyclopedia from Britannica, where the pictures do the talking!


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This authoritative encyclopedia is perfect for visual learners: it reveals astonishing information about space, Earth, animals, humans and technology through 200 infographics, including maps, charts, timelines and more! Grasp facts at a glance as you turn every page: discover the size of our Sun in comparison to the largest star in the universe; find out which animal can leap 200 times its body length; learn how many cups of snot your body makes a day; compare the sizes of the biggest beasts that have ever lived; witness what happens in a single second across the world. With stunning infographics by internationally renowned data designer Valentina D’Efilippo, along with beautiful colour photography, as well as interviews with leading expert consultants for every chapter, this ravishing book from Britannica offers an exhilarating visual way to understand the world around us.


Biographical note

Valentina D’Efilippo is an award-winning data visualiser and illustrator. She is the co-creator of The Infographic History of the World (Firefly, 2013) which has been sold in 9 languages, she presented a TedX talk on Data Design in 2021, and she leads workshops for students and professionals, including masterclasses with The Guardian about visual storytelling with data. This is her first children’s book.


Biographical note

Andrew Pettie is a writer, editor and journalist who has contributed to The TimesSunday Times and The Daily Telegraph, where he was Head of Culture. Andrew is the author of Listified! (published by Britannica Books) and the editor of Britannica Magazine.


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Conrad Quilty-Harper is a journalist at Bloomberg News in London. He previously worked at New Scientist, British GQ, the Daily Mirror and The Daily Telegraph, often using data and infographics to tell stories. He plays the trombone, likes aeroplanes, and his favourite type of graph is the sankey diagram. 


Biographical note

Britannica Group is a global education leader with over 250 years of dedication to seeking out facts and providing insight into the mysteries of the universe. Britannica’s mission to inspire curiosity and the joy of learning helps build the world’s future thinkers and innovators.


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Author By (author) D'Efilippo Valentina
Date Of Publication Sep 21, 2023
EAN 9781913750459
Contributors D'Efilippo Valentina; Pettie Andrew; Conrad Quilty-Harper
Publisher Britannica Books
Languages English
Country of Publication United Kingdom
Width 210 mm
Height 280 mm
Product Forms Hardback
Audience Age From 9 to 12
Availability in Stores Sin El-Fil, Achrafieh, ABC Dbayeh, Hazmiyeh, Metro Mall, ABC Verdun, ABC Achrafieh, Global
Weight 0.788000
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