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‌and Other Incredible Things That Happen Each Second Around the World


1

airplane takes off

1

airplane lands


130

passengers climb aboard


220

pounds of cocoa are made into chocolate (100 kilograms)


2,061

chicks hatch from their eggs


15,000 plastic bottles are produced


but only

1,600 of them are recycled


1 Lightning Strike, 8,000 Scoops of Ice Cream, 200,000 Text Messages, 1 Million Gallons of Cow Burps . . . and Other Incredible Things That Happen Each Second Around the World Author/Illustrator: Bruno Gibert Ages: 5-10 years Price: U.S. $21.99 CAN $28.50 Format: Hardback Extent: 56 pages Trim size: 7.7 x 11 inches Pub date: 5th May 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9129203-0-3 BISAC codes: JNF016000 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Curiosities & Wonders JNF051080 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / General JNF013030 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Concepts / Counting & Numbers

350

sodas are drunk, and

10

bottles of mineral water

13 , 200 pounds of sugar are consumed (6,000 kilograms)

Description This striking portrait of our world by the numbers makes statistics fun and accessible to children and their grownups. Every second, somewhere across the globe, an airplane takes off and another one lands. Two people die, and four newborns enter the world. 15,000 plastic bottles are produced, and 1,600 are recycled. 8,000 scoops of ice cream are eaten, 200,000 text messages are sent. This book of remarkable facts, illustrated with lush, memorable infographics, reveals the incredible things that happen every second in our world.

Selling points ›› Fascinating, accessible, and fun ›› Clear, colorful infographic illustrations ›› A perfect launch-pad for discussion about a wide range of issues, including the environment ›› A unique introduction to statistics ›› Find out how much flatulence cows are giving off right now across the globe! Author/Illustrator information Bruno Gibert has published more than twenty inventive works as both an author and an illustrator. He lives and works in Paris, France.

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Every Second (US BLAD)  

1 Lightning Strike, 8,000 Scoops of Ice Cream, 200,000 Text Messages, 1 Million Gallons of Cow Burps ... and Other Incredible Things That Ha...

Every Second (US BLAD)  

1 Lightning Strike, 8,000 Scoops of Ice Cream, 200,000 Text Messages, 1 Million Gallons of Cow Burps ... and Other Incredible Things That Ha...