Around the World in Numbers

Around the World in Numbers

Book - 2017
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Grab your suitcase and explore the world through numbers big and small in this fascinating non-fiction gift book, perfect for young adventurers age 6 years and up.

Did you know that 15,000 paintbrushes and 60 tonnes of paint are needed to repaint the Eiffel Tower in Paris?
Or that to get enough nutrients, giant pandas have to eat an astounding 12-38 kilograms of bamboo every day?

Travel on a fascinating voyage of discovery through all the continents of the world and find out what amazing numbers are connected to extraordinary facts. Around the World in Numbers is full of interesting, diverse feature spreads, all about building marvels, amazing animals, record-breaking sports and incredible treasures, to keep busy little minds engaged for hours.

Graphic but gifty illustrations complement this absorbing, fact-filled treasure trove that will delight fans of Maps and Atlas of Oddities and is perfect for young explorers happy to learn about the world around them through numbers.

Clive Gifford started writing books at the age of 16 and hasn't stopped since! He has had over 150 books published, most of which are for children. His books have been nominated for or won Royal Society, School Library Association, Blue Peter, Smithsonian and TES awards. Clive lives in Manchester.

Josh Hurley is an illustrator and screen printer based in Hertforshire. He graduated from Falmouth University in 2012 with a degree in illustration and is the co-founder of The Key Print House. He has worked for a wide-range of clients, including Tesco, Jamie Oliver, Skinny Magazine and Gosling Creative and, in his spare time, teaches art classes for kids. http://

Publisher: London : Red Shed, ©2017.
ISBN: 9781405286084
Characteristics: 31 pages :,colour illustrations, colour map ;,29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Hurley, Josh - Author


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