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The Resource Animals by the numbers : a book of infographics, Steve Jenkins

Animals by the numbers : a book of infographics, Steve Jenkins

Label
Animals by the numbers : a book of infographics
Title
Animals by the numbers
Title remainder
a book of infographics
Statement of responsibility
Steve Jenkins
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
How many species are there across the globe? How much do all of the insects in the world collectively weigh? How far can animals travel? Steve Jenkins answers these questions and many more with numbers, images, innovation, and authoritative science. Jenkins layers his signature cut-paper illustrations alongside computer graphics and a text that is teeming with fresh, unexpected, and accurate zoological information ready for readers to easily devour. The level of scientific research paired with Jenkins creativity and accessible infographics is unmatched and sure to wow fans old and new
Awards note
Children's notable lists, 2017.
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jenkins, Steve
Dewey number
590.72/8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
QL49
LC item number
.J4453 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Animals
  • Graphic methods
  • Charts, diagrams, etc
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Animals by the numbers : a book of infographics, Steve Jenkins
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 48)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The animal kingdom: how animals are classified -- Animal species: how many different kinds of animals are there? -- Size: from the small to the gigantic -- Biomass: how much do all the termites in the world weigh? -- More biomass: the world's heavyweight champions -- Speed: what are the fastest animals? -- Animal leapers: jump! -- Wingbeats: staying airborne -- Sleep: how many hours a night? -- Life spans: from one day to 500 years -- Heart rate: fast and slow -- Horns: different shapes and sizes, all with a sharp point -- Tongues: for reaching-or catching-a meal -- Animal sounds: loud and louder -- Defenses: how an armadillo stays safe -- Poisonous or venomous?: the most toxic animals in the world -- Deadly animals: human deaths caused by animals -- Deadlier: the most dangerous of all -- High land low: living on a mountain top or deep in the sea -- Hot and cold: surviving in extremes -- Migration: animal journeys -- Mass extinctions: life's greatest disasters -- Endangered animals: almost gone
Control code
ocn932050652
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9780544630925
Lccn
2016288289
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
590 J418N ; XX-JN/WN-JNA ; [JAC-WN] ; [Y16CP072, #4, 6@17.99, ES/CSS]
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)932050652
Label
Animals by the numbers : a book of infographics, Steve Jenkins
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 48)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The animal kingdom: how animals are classified -- Animal species: how many different kinds of animals are there? -- Size: from the small to the gigantic -- Biomass: how much do all the termites in the world weigh? -- More biomass: the world's heavyweight champions -- Speed: what are the fastest animals? -- Animal leapers: jump! -- Wingbeats: staying airborne -- Sleep: how many hours a night? -- Life spans: from one day to 500 years -- Heart rate: fast and slow -- Horns: different shapes and sizes, all with a sharp point -- Tongues: for reaching-or catching-a meal -- Animal sounds: loud and louder -- Defenses: how an armadillo stays safe -- Poisonous or venomous?: the most toxic animals in the world -- Deadly animals: human deaths caused by animals -- Deadlier: the most dangerous of all -- High land low: living on a mountain top or deep in the sea -- Hot and cold: surviving in extremes -- Migration: animal journeys -- Mass extinctions: life's greatest disasters -- Endangered animals: almost gone
Control code
ocn932050652
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9780544630925
Lccn
2016288289
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
590 J418N ; XX-JN/WN-JNA ; [JAC-WN] ; [Y16CP072, #4, 6@17.99, ES/CSS]
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)932050652

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