The Resource If ... : a mind-bending new way of looking at big ideas and numbers, written by David J. Smith ; illustrated by Steve Adams

If ... : a mind-bending new way of looking at big ideas and numbers, written by David J. Smith ; illustrated by Steve Adams

Label
If ... : a mind-bending new way of looking at big ideas and numbers
Title
If ...
Title remainder
a mind-bending new way of looking at big ideas and numbers
Statement of responsibility
written by David J. Smith ; illustrated by Steve Adams
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Author has found clever devices to scale down everything from time lines (the history of Earth compressed into one year), to quantities (all the wealth in the world divided into one hundred coins), to size differences (the planets shown as different types of balls)
Awards note
Book Award: CLA Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award Finalist, 2015
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, David J.
Dewey number
j500
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
Q163
LC item number
.S567 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Adams, Steve
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astronomy
  • World history
  • Population
  • Natural resources
  • Natural history
Target audience
juvenile
Label
If ... : a mind-bending new way of looking at big ideas and numbers, written by David J. Smith ; illustrated by Steve Adams
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 40)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
If ... -- Our galaxy -- The planets -- History of Earth -- Life on Earth -- Events of the last 3000 years -- Inventions through time -- Inventions of the last 1000 years -- The continents -- Water -- Species of living things -- Money -- Energy -- Life expectancy -- Population -- Food -- Your life -- A note for parents and teachers
Control code
ocn864394778
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
40 pages
Isbn
9781894786348
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)864394778
Label
If ... : a mind-bending new way of looking at big ideas and numbers, written by David J. Smith ; illustrated by Steve Adams
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 40)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
If ... -- Our galaxy -- The planets -- History of Earth -- Life on Earth -- Events of the last 3000 years -- Inventions through time -- Inventions of the last 1000 years -- The continents -- Water -- Species of living things -- Money -- Energy -- Life expectancy -- Population -- Food -- Your life -- A note for parents and teachers
Control code
ocn864394778
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
40 pages
Isbn
9781894786348
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)864394778

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