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The Resource If... : a mind-bending new way of looking at things, written by David J. Smith ; illustrated by Steve Adams

If... : a mind-bending new way of looking at things, written by David J. Smith ; illustrated by Steve Adams

Label
If... : a mind-bending new way of looking at things
Title
If...
Title remainder
a mind-bending new way of looking at things
Statement of responsibility
written by David J. Smith ; illustrated by Steve Adams
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Author David J. Smith has found clever devices to scale down everything from time lines (the history of Earth compressed into one year), to quantities (all the wealth in the world divided into one hundred coins), to size differences (the planets shown as different types of balls). Accompanying each description is a kid-friendly drawing by illustrator Steve Adams that visually reinforces the concept."--Amazon.com
Summary
The author scales down a number of concepts from such topics as space, time, inventions, resources, humanity and more. For example, if the sun were the size of a grapefruit, earth would be the size of a grain of salt.
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • Red Cedar Book Awards (British Columbia), Non-fiction category, 2016.
  • USBBY Outstanding International Book, 2015.
  • OLA Best Bets, 2014.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10352281
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, David J.
Dewey number
500
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1170
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 5
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Adams, Steve
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astronomy
  • World history
  • Population
  • Natural resources
  • Natural history
  • Astronomy
  • World history
  • Population
  • Natural resources
  • Natural history
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a mind-bending new way of looking at big ideas and numbers
Label
If... : a mind-bending new way of looking at things, written by David J. Smith ; illustrated by Steve Adams
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn864394778
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
40 pages
Isbn
9781894786348
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
System control number
(OCoLC)864394778
Label
If... : a mind-bending new way of looking at things, written by David J. Smith ; illustrated by Steve Adams
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn864394778
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
40 pages
Isbn
9781894786348
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
System control number
(OCoLC)864394778

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