By The Numbers
HMH Books for Young Readers, 9781328851017, 40pp.
Publication Date: July 16, 2019
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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.
About the Author
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 stunning, eye-popping, inventive, gorgeous, masterful, extraordinary, playful, irresistible, compelling, engaging, accessible, glorious, and informative. He lives in Boulder, Colorado with his wife and frequent collaborator, Robin Page.