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John Farndon, author of the bestselling Do You Think You're Clever?, has set out to find the answer.

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Obras por John Farndon

Weather (Eyewitness Explorers) (1992) 309 exemplares
The Great Scientists: From Euclid to Stephen Hawking (2005) 211 exemplares, 1 crítica
Science Encyclopedia (1999) 187 exemplares
The Big Bug Book (2004) 166 exemplares
Oil (Eyewitness Books) (2007) 162 exemplares, 3 críticas
1000 Facts on Space (2001) 121 exemplares, 3 críticas
The Big Book of Knowledge (1999) 98 exemplares
4000 Things You Should Know (2000) 81 exemplares
DK Pockets Encyclopedia (DK Pockets) (1997) 76 exemplares, 1 crítica
1000 Facts on Animals (2001) 72 exemplares
1000 Facts on Planet Earth (2002) 70 exemplares
Science (Questions and Answers) (1998) 69 exemplares
The World's Greatest Idea (2010) 61 exemplares, 3 críticas
What Happens When...? (What's Inside?) (1996) 59 exemplares, 2 críticas
Dictionary of the Earth (1994) 59 exemplares
Wildlife Atlas (2002) 57 exemplares, 1 crítica
1000 Facts on Human Body (2002) 55 exemplares
Volcanoes (100 Facts) (2009) 48 exemplares
Picturepedia: 14 Machines (1960) 47 exemplares
Weather (2020) 44 exemplares
Science (1998) 43 exemplares
Rocks, Minerals and Gems (2016) 42 exemplares
Natural World (Visual Factfinder) (2004) 36 exemplares
4000 More Things You Should Know (2000) 35 exemplares
Archeology (100 Facts) (2009) 34 exemplares
1000 Facts on Ancient History (2000) 33 exemplares
Question & Answer Encyclopedia (1998) 28 exemplares
Spies (100 Facts) (2009) 26 exemplares
Science (Visual Factfinder) (2004) 25 exemplares
Concise Encyclopedia of the Earth (1998) 22 exemplares
Encyclopedia of Earth (2018) 22 exemplares
Astronomy (Bulletpoints) (2003) 19 exemplares
Collins Children's Encyclopedia (1992) 19 exemplares
Volcanoes (DK Pockets) (1998) 19 exemplares
The Family Picture Atlas (1999) 19 exemplares
Human Body Factfinder (1999) 18 exemplares
Oxygen (The Elements) (1999) 18 exemplares
Earth & Space (Visual Factfinder) (2004) 18 exemplares
Stuff You Need to Know! (2015) 18 exemplares
How Things Work (Science Library) (2003) 17 exemplares
Extreme Weather (DK Experience) (2007) 16 exemplares
Nitrogen (The Elements) (1999) 16 exemplares
Planet Earth (Investigations) (2000) 15 exemplares
Planet Earth (Science Library) (2003) 14 exemplares
Space Exploration (Awesome Space) (2001) 14 exemplares
Space (Science Library) (2003) 14 exemplares, 1 crítica
Iran: Everything You Need to Know (All Access) (2006) 14 exemplares, 1 crítica
DK Concise Encyclopedia (1999) 13 exemplares
Human Body (Bulletpoints) (2003) 13 exemplares
Special Forces (100 Facts) (2010) 13 exemplares
Aluminum (The Elements) (2001) 12 exemplares
Electricity (Science Experiments) (2002) 12 exemplares
The Giant Book Of Space (2000) 12 exemplares
Hydrogen (The Elements) (2000) 11 exemplares
Oceans & Rivers (Bulletpoints) (2004) 11 exemplares
Weather & Climate (Bulletpoints) (2003) 11 exemplares
Incredible Bugs (Animal Bests) (2016) 11 exemplares
Calcium (The Elements) (2000) 11 exemplares
How to live like an Egyptian mummy maker (2016) 10 exemplares, 1 crítica
The Universe (Awesome Space) (2001) 10 exemplares
Greeks & Romans (Bulletpoints) (2003) 10 exemplares
1000 Facts on World Geography (2001) 9 exemplares
Megafast Trucks (2016) 9 exemplares
How to live like a samurai warrior (2016) 9 exemplares, 2 críticas
How to Live Like an Aztec Priest (2016) 8 exemplares, 1 crítica
How to Live Like a Caribbean Pirate (2016) 8 exemplares, 2 críticas
Science (Ultimate Guide) (2009) 8 exemplares
Time (Science Experiments) (2003) 7 exemplares
Aircraft (Bulletpoints) (2003) 7 exemplares
Leaves (World of Plants) (2006) 7 exemplares, 1 crítica
Magnetism (Science Experiments) (2002) 7 exemplares
Encyclopaedia of Photography (1985) 7 exemplares
Mammals (In Touch With Nature) (2004) 6 exemplares
Great Scientists (100 Facts) (2012) 6 exemplares
Flight (Science Experiments) (2001) 6 exemplares
Megafast Motorcycles (2016) 6 exemplares
Color (Science Experiments) (2002) 6 exemplares, 1 crítica
Megafast Cars (2016) 6 exemplares, 1 crítica
Stars (Bulletpoints) (2003) 6 exemplares
Weather (Science Experiments) (2002) 6 exemplares
Cars & Bikes (Bulletpoints) (2004) 5 exemplares
Amazing Book of Facts (2000) 5 exemplares
British History (Bulletpoints) (2003) 5 exemplares
Roots (World of Plants) (2006) 5 exemplares
Motion (Science Experiments) (2003) 5 exemplares
Stems (World of Plants) (2006) 5 exemplares
Wetter (1999) 5 exemplares
Super.activ Acting (2000) 5 exemplares
Seeds (World of Plants) (2006) 4 exemplares
Experimenting with Chemistry (2009) 4 exemplares
The Universe (Cool Facts) (2002) 4 exemplares
Experimenting with Physics (2009) 4 exemplares
The Devils' Dance 4 exemplares
Insects (In Touch With Nature) (2004) 4 exemplares
Conquests and Dynasties: History of the World (2017) 3 exemplares, 1 crítica
Earth Lab: World Atlas (2015) 3 exemplares
Školní encyklopedie (1992) 3 exemplares, 1 crítica
300 Fantastic Facts Science (2016) 3 exemplares
Flowering plants (2004) 3 exemplares
Astronomy (Activators) (1998) 3 exemplares
Water (Science Experiments) (2002) 3 exemplares
Mission Invent (Rubik's Quest) (2014) 3 exemplares
Flowers (World of Plants) (2006) 3 exemplares
Fruits (World of Plants) (2006) 3 exemplares
Extreme fires and floods (2017) 2 exemplares
O Tempo (1992) 2 exemplares, 1 crítica
Mega Fast Supercars (2015) 2 exemplares
Insect Kingdom (2004) 2 exemplares
O Boom da Índia (2008) 2 exemplares
El libro de la medicina (2021) 2 exemplares
So funktioniert unsere Erde (2019) 2 exemplares, 1 crítica
Buoyancy (Science Experiments) (2003) 2 exemplares
Project Science (2018) 2 exemplares
Loomaelu atlas (2012) 2 exemplares
Chemicals (Science Experiments) (2003) 2 exemplares
100 facts (2013) 2 exemplares
Megafast Planes (2015) 2 exemplares
Trees (Bulletpoints) (2004) 2 exemplares
Energy (Science Experiments) (2003) 2 exemplares
4000 More Facts (2004) 2 exemplares
Mega Fast Monster Trucks (2015) 2 exemplares
Remarkable Birds (Animal Bests) (2016) 2 exemplares
Gleerups uppslagsbok (1994) 1 exemplar
Stenar, lstenar och mineral (2016) 1 exemplar
Les Forces spéciales (2011) 1 exemplar
100 facts (2013) 1 exemplar
Experimenting with Science (2008) 1 exemplar
Photography (Granada Guides) (1984) 1 exemplar
Brain Benders (2020) 1 exemplar
Faszination des Wissens (1994) 1 exemplar
Frontiers of Science (2004) 1 exemplar
Complete Guide to Rocks & Minerals 1 exemplar, 1 crítica
Children's World Atlas (2007) 1 exemplar
O tempo 1 exemplar
Planets (Bulletpoints) (2004) 1 exemplar
Trees 1 exemplar
ANWB jeugdatlas 1 exemplar
Comment ca marche ? (2016) 1 exemplar
Suur loomaraamat lastele (2017) 1 exemplar
Séta az ásványok között (2016) 1 exemplar
Children's Wildlife Atlas (2018) 1 exemplar
Dějiny lidstva (2001) 1 exemplar
Zo werkt het! (2017) 1 exemplar
Perfect Planets (2023) 1 exemplar
Roches et minéraux (2006) 1 exemplar
L'astronomie (2005) 1 exemplar
Que ocurre cuando...? 1 exemplar, 1 crítica
Tudo o que deves saber! (2017) 1 exemplar
Hur funkar kroppen? (2017) 1 exemplar
Sehän toimii! (2015) 1 exemplar
Der Weltraum (2003) 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Earth: The Definitive Visual Guide (2003) — Contribuidor, algumas edições567 exemplares, 6 críticas
The Science Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (2014) — Contribuidor — 524 exemplares
The Politics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (2013) — Contribuidor, algumas edições465 exemplares, 4 críticas
The Shakespeare Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (2015) — Contribuidor — 420 exemplares, 5 críticas
The World of Science (2003) — Contribuidor — 90 exemplares
Engineers From the Great Pyramids to the Pioneers of Space Travel (2012)algumas edições88 exemplares
The Devils' Dance (2016) — Tradutor, algumas edições55 exemplares, 2 críticas
The History Encyclopedia (2006) — Contribuidor — 20 exemplares
Religion, Science, Medicine & Warfare: Illustrated History Encyclopedia (2000) — Contribuidor, algumas edições10 exemplares, 1 crítica
A History of Civilization: Illustrated History Encyclopedia (2000) — Contribuidor — 9 exemplares

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
1960
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
UK
Educação
Cambridge University (MA | Geography & Earth Science)
Ocupações
science writer

Membros

Críticas

A solid choice for kids that want to know how mechanical things work. I like that it provided lots of information while keeping the illustrations simple.
 
Assinalado
sloth852 | Apr 22, 2024 |
Repleto de figuras incríveis, de curiosidades e de miniexperimentos, estes livros estimulam as crianças a observar, a pesquisar e a apreciar a natureza.
 
Assinalado
editora_sesimg | Dec 21, 2023 |
3.5 stars

This is a very short picture book aimed at kids. It discusses various major fatal diseases and epidemics throughout history, including the “Black Death”, various plagues, cholera, yellow fever, Spanish flu, smallpox, typhus, and more.

The colour illustrations are done very well and the information is provided (it’s meant for a young audience) is short tidbits. It’s a very fast read. One interesting thing I learned why doctors used those scary looking bird masks when dealing with the plague. I mean, I “get” why a mask, but why with long beaks…? Now I know.… (mais)
½
 
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LibraryCin | 1 outra crítica | Sep 23, 2023 |
 
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Mustygusher | Dec 19, 2022 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
343
Also by
10
Membros
6,594
Popularidade
#3,718
Avaliação
3.9
Críticas
63
ISBN
975
Línguas
21

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