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100 Things to Know About Food

Rachel Firth, Sam Baer, Alice James and Jerome Martin

Age: 8+

$12.99

Series: 100 Things to Know

100 Things to Know About Food

Rachel Firth, Sam Baer, Alice James and Jerome Martin

Illustrated by Federico Mariani, Parko Polo

Age 8+

$12.99

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This informative book is filled with 100 fascinating facts about food, from how to grow a burger in a laboratory to how many bees it takes to fill an orchard with apples. With bright, infographic-style illustrations, detailed facts on every page, a glossary and index, plus internet links to specially selected websites for more information.

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Extent:
128 pages
Dimensions:
9.8 x 7.0in
Paperback ISBN:
9780794540135
Rachel Firth
Rachel spent 11 years studying and teaching philosophy at the universities of London and Oxford before joining Usborne. Since then she has written books on subjects ranging from knights, to food, to philosophy, as well as retelling folk stories, and writing children's versions of numerous novels.

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Alice James
Alice James joined Usborne after working in primary schools for a while. She absolutely loves science, and over the years has lived with chimps, spent a month in the rainforest, studied Biology at Oxford University, and grown 200 carnivorous plants (not necessarily in that order). Whilst at Usborne Alice has worked on books on all kinds of science topics, from space to energy to the periodic table.

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Jerome Martin
Jerome Martin has written children's books about science, history, Shakespeare and food. Before joining Usborne in 2014, he spent a decade studying literature at Harvard, Cambridge and the University of Iowa, and several years behaving responsibly in a copywriting office. Now, he spends his working hours researching delightful and amazing facts, his evening hours parenting two children, and the minutes in-between writing poetry.

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View series: 100 Things to Know

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SLA Information Book Award 2018

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