Big Numbers by John Gribbin, Mary Gribbin
  

Big Numbers

Written by John Gribbin, Mary Gribbin

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This is a great book for parent and child to share. They’ll thrive on the feast of facts and the big ideas that will give you the edge if you’re aware of them. Big stuff. And if you like it make sure you read Big Questions.

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Big Numbers by John Gribbin, Mary Gribbin

A brilliant and imaginative book for 10 to 12 year olds which paints a fascinating picture of the comparative scale of phenomena in our world, from the vast to the infinitesimal. Ages 10+.

About the Author

John Gribbin is a well known and highly respected science writer, broadcaster and journalist, who recently contributed to Melvyn Bragg's On Giants' Shoulders. Mary Gribbin studied psychology and teaches young people with special needs. They have co-written several children's books, as well as the Scientists in 90 minutes series (Constable).Their book 'What's the Big Idea?: Time and the Universe' was the winner of the TES Information Book Award.

Mary Gribbin was educated at the University of Sussex. She has written for New Scientist and the Guardian, and has worked with her husband John on more than ten books, as well as several others herself.

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Paperback

Author

John Gribbin, Mary Gribbin
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Publisher

Icon Books Ltd

Publication date

7th July 2005

ISBN

9781840466614

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