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What's the Difference? : 40+ Pairs of the Seemingly Similar - Strack Plantevin

What's the Difference?

40+ Pairs of the Seemingly Similar

Hardcover Published: 1st July 2018
ISBN: 9781452161013
Number Of Pages: 124
For Ages: 8+ years old

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The difference is in the details. After all, what distinguishes a clementine from a mandarin orange, an iris from a pupil, the sea from the ocean, a bee from a wasp, and the Netherlands from Holland? Sometimes, the delineations are obvious. More often than not, what sets two seemingly similar things apart is overlooked and under-explained.

Illumination is here: This content-rich book breaks down the distinctions between an impressive collection of pairs – from animals to food to geography, fashion, and more –offering enlightening trivia, amusing tidbits, and unforgettable facts in a highly browsable format. Dip in and out to feed your mind, or delve into the details and stay awhile. With a bold, graphic art style and accessible yet content-rich text, this smart miscellany will enrich and delight curious minds (or is it brains?!).

Industry Reviews

"This will make a satisfying read for any child who still enjoys excessive use of the word 'why'. Let this book explain why an iris is different from a pupil and what distinguishes a wasp from a bee - we guarantee you'll learn something new, too." -- Smallish
"The non-stop trivia, presented in clear infographic-style illustration, is fairly addictive, so it is easy to devour the book in one go." -- BookTrust

ISBN: 9781452161013
ISBN-10: 1452161011
Audience: Children
For Ages: 8+ years old
For Grades: 4 - 6
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 124
Published: 1st July 2018
Publisher: CHRONICLE BOOKS
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 29.21 x 21.59  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.64

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