13½ Incredible Things You Need to Know About Everything (Hardcover)

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Learn something about everything with 13 mind-blowing facts plus a little myth-buster about every topic under (and including) the Sun!

Exploded images of everyday objects, from cars and skeletons to pianos and chocolate, will take you on an incredible factual adventure. Did you know that one in every four animals on Earth is a beetle? Were you aware that white chocolate isn't technically chocolate? Or that the dwarf planet Pluto is so small that two of it could sit side-by-side across the USA? 

13½ Incredible Things You Need to Know About Everything includes over 1000 facts on 80 different subjects to satisfy your thirst for knowledge. 

Familiar objects – the Earth, a tiger, an Apollo spacesuit, a scorpion – are exploded to reveal their extraordinary insides. Surprising myth-busters will give you lots of new favorite facts, such as chameleons change color to stand out not blend in and that on sharks on average only kill 6 people annually while people kill 100 million sharks a year!  

Awesome images will draw you into 13½ Incredible Things You Need to Know About Everything and irresistible and fascinating information will keep you there.

About the Author

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children.

DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.  

Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO® books.

DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781465461124
ISBN-10: 1465461124
Publisher: DK Children
Publication Date: September 5th, 2017
Pages: 176
Language: English