Numberland lets figures do the talking - each themed, colourful page is crammed with tonnes of fascinating number-led facts. Find out about everything from the number of Earths that would fit inside the Sun and the number of years that dinosaurs walked the Earth, to the number of centimetres of a tiny corsetted waist and the number of bubbles in a bottle of champagne! With thousands of nuggets of number information to discover, Numberland is the perfect gift for boys and girls alike. Readers will amaze friends and family with fascinating facts about almost everything! Buster favourite Andrew Pinder brings a quirky, humorous edge to the book, encapsulating interesting information in weird and wonderful compositions.
Clive Gifford is an award-winning author with over 150 books published for children and adults including Out Of This World, Wow Science and Blue Peter 2012 Book Award nominee Discover The Extreme World. Clive had his first books published whilst in his teens and remains dedicated to producing exciting, unusual and entertaining titles in a range of subjects. His books have garnered much praise and won Children's Choice, NAPPA Gold Star, TES Book of the Year and Smithsonian awards. Refugees was shortlisted for The British Book Awards whilst Discover The Extreme World is currently on the four book shortlist for the 2012 Blue Peter Book Award. Clive keeps his writing fresh by working in a variety of genres and subjects from complete 600 page encyclopedias to light-hearted children's fiction (Joy's Annoying Toys, The Really Useless Spy School, Pants Attack) and innovative fact-fiction hybrids (Teenage Kicks, The Book of Bad Things). His website can be found at www.clivegifford.co.uk. Steve Martin was born in Northumberland in the far north of England. After graduating in English, he spent many years teaching English to adults - including 15 years teaching literacy in prisons. Steve now lives in the English Midlands, with his wife and two sons and makes his living from a wide range of writing including children's non-fiction, business communication and developing e-learning materials. Andrew Pinder (London 1955) initially studied archaeology, and worked as an archaeologist and prehistorian, directing excavations and producing illustrations for museums, books and specialist publications. He came to live in Mallorca in 1986 and began to work as an illustrator, painter and muralist. He has had numerous one man exhibitions on Mallorca and has work in various public and private collections As an illustrator he has worked on more than twenty books, mainly for children, in Catalan, Spanish and English.