|aEarth by the numbers :|ba book of infographics /|cSteve Jenkins.
|aA book of infographics
|aBoston :|bHoughton Mifflin Harcourt,|cc2019.
|a39 p. :|bcol. ill. ;|c23 cm.
|aBy the numbers series
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 39)
|a"How old is the earth? Where is the ice three miles thick? Why are volcanoes so dangerous? Where are the wettest and driest spots on the planet? Find the answers to these questions--and many more--in Earth by the numbers."--Dust jacket flap.
Caldecott Honor winner Steve Jenkins introduces By the Numbers infographic readers chock full of incredible infographs and stunning, full-color cut-paper illustrations. Earth will focus on the fascinating ins-and-outs of earth science.Through infographics, illustrations, facts, and figures, readers will learn about the complex and wonderful place we call home, Earth. Discover some of the most fascinating aspects of our planet through astonishing numbers: the stretch of time from Earth's formation to the present, the misleading way the surface area of a continent can appear on a map, the angle of Earth's axis that creates the seasons, what percentage of Earth's land is covered in deserts or forests or cities, and so much more. With his signature style, Steve Jenkins explores the most fascinating fields of natural science.
Steve Jenkins has written and illustrated many nonfiction picture books for young readers, including the Caldecott Honor-winning What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? His books have been called eye-popping, inventive, masterful, irresistible, and engaging. He lives with his wife and frequent collaborator, Robin Page.www.stevejenkinsbooks.com