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The Resource Just a second : a different way to look at time, Steve Jenkins

Just a second : a different way to look at time, Steve Jenkins

Label
Just a second : a different way to look at time
Title
Just a second
Title remainder
a different way to look at time
Statement of responsibility
Steve Jenkins
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This non-fiction picture book explores time and how we think about it in a different way - as a series of events in the natural world (some of them directly observable, others not) that take place in a given unit of time. Steve Jenkins' extraordinary illustrations will accompany this engaging look at time. Just a Second is visualized as a linear series of illustrations and captions, starting with a second, a minute, an hour, a month, and a year. What happens in a second? A gnat beats its wings 1000 times. A hummingbird beats its wings 75 times. A shrew's heart beats 13 times. A bat squeaks and listens for an echo 10 times. A dropped stone falls 16 feet. Earth travels 18 miles in its trip around the sun. A cheetah can run 100 feet"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
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Jenkins, Steve
Dewey number
529
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QB209.5
LC item number
.J456 2011
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Time
  • Nature
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Just a second : a different way to look at time, Steve Jenkins
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
In one second -- In one minute -- In one hour -- In one day -- In one week -- In one month -- In one year -- Very quick -- Very long
Control code
ocn694830015
Dimensions
22 x 27 cm.
Extent
[30] p.
Isbn
9780618708963
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2011002104
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)694830015
Label
Just a second : a different way to look at time, Steve Jenkins
Publication
Contents
In one second -- In one minute -- In one hour -- In one day -- In one week -- In one month -- In one year -- Very quick -- Very long
Control code
ocn694830015
Dimensions
22 x 27 cm.
Extent
[30] p.
Isbn
9780618708963
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2011002104
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)694830015

Library Locations

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