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Listified!: Britannica's 300 lists that will blow your mind

Listified!: Britannica's 300 lists that will blow your mind

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Overview

Britannica’s Listified! will surprise, amaze, and amuse inquisitive young readers with 300 ingenious lists that organize the best bits of our awesome world.

“A treasure trove of fun and fantastic facts!” - Michael Morpurgo

Ever wondered which 10 dinosaurs were the largest, and what they weighed…in cats? Or how much of your DNA you share with other animals…and bananas? Enter the listiverse and get ready to see the world in a whole new way. Listified! takes the best and most amazing parts of the universe —erupting volcanoes, medieval machines, jumping spiders, exploding stars, and everything in between — and organizes them into quirky list form for curious kids and their friends and family to enjoy.

Brought to life by imaginative and hilarious artworks, each list presents subjects from new and unexpected angles. So let Britannica's Listified! take you on a journey through 300 lists that illuminate everything from the human body, to prehistoric creatures, planet Earth, outer space, and the mysteries beyond. Here are three mind-blowing facts from Listified! to get you started…

  • A Tyrannosaurus rex could swallow 15,000 hamburgers in a single bite.
  • A bolt of lightning is the width of your thumb and five times hotter than the surface of the Sun.
  • If you tied all your hair together into a single cord, it could support the weight of 18 cows.

An utterly absorbing compendium of amazing facts and trivia that will keep children aged 8+ entertained for hours!



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781912920754
Publisher: What on Earth Publishing
Publication date: 09/07/2021
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 34,003
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.50(d)
Lexile: 1090L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Andrew Pettie is a writer, editor and journalist who has contributed to UK newspapers The TimesThe Sunday Times and The Daily Telegraph, where he was Head of Culture. Andrew has also been a contributory writer for reference works by Encyclopaedia Britannica and a history of Massachusetts for schools for What on Earth Books. He studied at St Peter's College, Oxford University, UK.

Andrés Lozano is a Madrid born and London based artist. He divides his time between illustration and painting. As an illustrator he has worked for a wide range of international clients including The New York Times, Google, Virgin Atlantic and McSweeney’s. His work has been shown in exhibitions in Beirut, Los Angeles, New York, London, Madrid, and Brisbane. He has also co-authored several picture books originally published in the UK and the United States and now translated into more than 10 languages.

Britannica Group is a global education leader with over 250 years of dedication to seeking out facts and providing insight into the mysteries of the universe. Britannica’s mission to inspire curiosity and the joy of learning helps build the world’s future thinkers and innovators.

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