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A World of Discovery

James Brown Richard Platt



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Walker Books
01 November 2018
Children's & Educational; History & the past: general interest (Children's&YA); Science & technology: general interest (Children's&YA)
Series: Walker Studio
A stunning collection of the world's most important discoveries for all the family to enjoy.

In the stylish miscellany, print-maker James Brown travels through the past and present, showing the amazing breakthroughs in science and technology that have changed our lives for ever. Discover fascinating facts and figures about space travel, the human body, time, the computer and much more with Brown's bold, bright colours and beautiful contemporary designs. Each illustration is presented alongside an engaging fact-filled explanation by celebrated author Richard Platt. Covering more than 30 diverse and fascinating topics, this is the perfect book for the whole family to enjoy.
By:   Richard Platt
Illustrated by:   James Brown
Imprint:   Walker Books
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 380mm,  Width: 280mm,  Spine: 10mm
Weight:   945g
ISBN:   9781406381269
ISBN 10:   1406381268
Series:   Walker Studio
Pages:   64
Publication Date:   01 November 2018
Recommended Age:   From 7 to 12 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Children / Juvenile
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Richard Platt is the author of Pirate Diary, which won the Kate Greenaway Medal, the Silver Smarties Book Prize and the Blue Peter Award for Best Factual Book, and Castle Diary, which was Highly Commended for the Kate Greenaway Medal and shortlisted for the Kurt Maschler Award. He has written over 70 books and has appeared widely on TV and radio, talking about his children's writing. He lives in Kent. James Brown is an illustrator and printmaker living and working in London. Trained as a textile and surface print designer, he worked in textiles for ten years. He then branched out into illustration and has worked with the V&A and Guardian.

Reviews for A World of Discovery

It's a great mix that will fascinate young and old; a lovely gift book for the whole family. There's plenty for everyone to learn and enjoy. * Parents in Touch *

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