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Brought to you from the team at Britannica Books, Listified! contains 300 surprising and ingenious lists that will blow your mind.

Britannica's Listified! will surprise, amaze and amuse inquisitive young readers with 300 ingenious lists that organise the best bits of our awesome world. 'A treasure trove of fun and fantastic facts!' - Michael Morpurgo Ever wondered which 10 dinosaurs were the largest, and what they weighed...in cats? Or how much of your DNA you share with other animals...and bananas? Enter the listiverse and get ready to see the world in a whole new way. Listified! takes the best and most amazing parts of the universe - erupting volcanoes, medieval machines, jumping spiders, exploding stars and everything in between - and organises them into quirky list form for curious kids and their friends and family to enjoy. Brought to life by imaginative and hilarious artworks, each list presents subjects from new and unexpected angles. So let Britannica's Listified! take you on a journey through 300 lists that illuminate everything from the human body, to prehistoric creatures, planet Earth, outer space and the mysteries beyond. Here are three mind-blowing facts from Listified! to get you started... A Tyrannosaurus rex could swallow 15,000 hamburgers in a single bite. A bolt of lightning is the width of your thumb and five times hotter than the surface of the Sun. If you tied all your hair together into a single cord, it could support the weight of 18 cows. An utterly absorbing compendium of amazing facts and trivia that will keep children aged 8+ entertained for hours!

Details

ISBN13: 9781912920747
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 416
Edition:
Publication Date: 1 Jul 2021
Publisher: What on Earth Publishing Ltd
Publication City, Country: United Kingdom
Dimensions (cm): 28(H) x 18(W)
Weight (gm):

Author Biography

Andrew Pettie is a writer, editor and journalist who has contributed to The Times of London, The Sunday Times and The Daily Telegraph, where he was Head of Culture. Andrew has also been a contributory writer for reference works by Encyclopaedia Britannica and a history of Massachusetts for schools from What on Earth Books. He studied at St Peter's College, Oxford University. Andres Lozano is a Madrid born and London based artist. He divides his time between illustration and painting. As an illustrator he has worked for a wide range of international clients including The New York Times, Google, Virgin Atlantic and McSweeney's. His work has been shown in exhibitions in Beirut, Los Angeles, New York, London, Madrid and Brisbane. He has also co-authored several picture books originally published in the UK and the United States and now translated into more than 10 languages. 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.

Reviews

"A treasure trove of fun and fantastic facts!" -- Michael Morpurgo "Bright, fun and with an absolute ton of information, Listified! is the ultimate 'Dip In and Learn Something' book. It has everything you need to know - and a million things you'd be delighted to discover." -- Dara O'Briain "Fascinating. Read on, and be amazed!" * The Times * "Listified! is crammed full of child-pleasing facts. My son loves it - and constantly interrupts whatever I am doing to tell me about them." -- Michael Deacon * The Daily Telegraph * "Jam-packed with fascinating information and full of enough facts and trivia to keep any curious child - and their parents - eager to dip in and out for more." -- Martin Chilton * Chief Book Critic at The Independent * "If you enjoy quirky trivia, you'll find plenty here with which to amaze your family and friends." * The Week Junior's Book of the Week * "Spectacular and highly accessible, Listified! is a standout school library book or gift to stand the test of time." * The School Reading List's Non-Fiction Book of the Month * "Brilliant... a joy... every page you turn you learn something awesome. My mind was definitely blown. Listified! is a book to get lost in and a fact-filled wonder. I loved it." * Fun Kids Radio June Book of the Month 2021 *
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