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Earth is Big : A Book of Comparisons - Steve Tomecek

Earth is Big

A Book of Comparisons

By: Steve Tomecek, Lara Albanese (Illustrator)

Hardcover | 2 January 2021

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Find out how unique Planet Earth really is in this eye-catching book of comparisons.

Planet Earth: big, blue, unique among all the incredible things in the universe. Or is it? In this unique look at our world, discover how it compares against other fascinating objects, big and small. Find out about tiny viruses, giant mountains ion Mars, scorching planets and whether human's really are in charge on Planet Earth. Colourful illustrations from Argentinian designer Marcos Farina present visual comparisons with an infographic element.

About the Author

Stephen M. Tomecek began his professional career as a geologist (yes, he's a real scientist!). He served as the Associate Director for the Science Museum of Long Island and as the Science Program Supervisor for the New York Hall of Science. He currently serves as a writer and science consultant for the National Geographic Society, Scholastic, Inc, and Chelsea House. In the past he has written and has helped to develop web sites for Discovery Communications, the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, and Los Alamos Labs. Steve has written over 45 nonfiction books for both teachers and kids.

About the Illustrator

Marcos Farina is an Argentine graphic designer & illustrator. He has a bachelor degree in graphic design from the University of Buenos Aires. Also he studied visual arts, specialised in handmade printing techniques. He is professor at the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Urbanism of the Buenos Aires University, where he has taught since 2005.

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