The most visually dynamic book of facts and figures around, Top 10 of Everything continues to amaze and inform. This new edition takes a fresh look at the universe, revealing jaw-dropping facts about machines, animals, sports, music, space, epic structures and more. A range of visual features provide exciting ways for readers to engage with facts - including graphs and charts that explain data clearly and easily, and snapshot lists that break down details into boxouts. Every page is packed full of colourful graphics, and by taking a comprehensive look at an incredible range of subjects, there's certain to be something to amuse and interest any reader.
National Book Store #1 Bestseller, August 2014 'With more than a thousand of the most intriguing and fascinating facts, comprising a listing of the top 10 in each category, the book is enough to keep you flipping its pages for days and dazzling your friends with your knowledge of top 10 most successful video games, top 10 fastest military machines, top 10 biggest video game movie adaptations, top 10 craziest rides/experiences to the top 10 most awesome skate parks, the list is endless.' Dawn.com 'This is an interactive and informative fact book that would make a perfect gift and is ideal for perusing on a rainy day. Children will be instantly attracted by the contemporary visual style of the book and the fact that it can be 'dipped into' and returned to time and time again.' The Book Bag The most dynamic and interactive children's book out there, Top 10 of Everything continues to amaze and inform. This edition takes a fresh look at the universe, revealing jaw-dropping facts about machines, animals, sport, music, space, epic structures and more. A range of special features provide fun ways for readers to further engage with the facts on the page, including interactive 'You Rate' boxes, 'Head to heads', 'Fact flashes', 'Shuffle up', 'Compare-o-meters' and 'Your Shout' spreads. New for this edition are detailed magnifications that zoom in on all the fantastic detail and 'Danger' boxes showcasing really scary stuff, while more bar and pie charts provide a visual route to understanding the data.
The irresistible mix of facts and trivia featured in over 1,000 lists in this special millennium edition covers a diverse range of subjects from presidents to air disasters to what's in a name to toys and games. Top Ten dips into every area of human achievement and every area of the natural world, with such sections as the Universe & the Earth; Culture & Learning; the Human World; Town & Country; Music, Stage, Screen & Broadcasting; and Sports. The spectacular Millennium portion -- printed on 32 pages of silver paper -- provides insight into the way the world and its inhabitants have changed over the last 1,000 years. Informative, entertaining, and unmatched in the depth and breadth of its intriguing facts, Top Ten is impossible to put down!
Presents hundreds of top ten lists arranged in topical sections, covering the universe and Earth, life on Earth, the human world, town and country, culture and learning, music, stage and screen, the commercial world, transportation and tourism, and sport and leisure.
Toward a Theory of Everything is a book of creative prose and poetry. The first section of the book is a discussion of thoughts toward a theory of everything, which posits two existences: the spiritual existence and the physical existence. Featured poem titles include “A Birthday Prayer,” “A Prayer for the Suicide Prone,” “Ode to Oprah,” “A Prayer for Pope Francis,” “Black Lives Matter Because . . .,” “Fake Friends,” “Ode to Strong Black Woman,” “Misty Copeland,” “Beware of Destructive People,” and “Shades of Motherhood.” The last section of the book, in prose, presents inspirational and insightful quotes.