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100 things to know about food

100 things to know about food

100 things to know
100 things to know about food

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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Extra information

Key Stage: KS2 S; Age 9+

BIC: D5N79

ISBN: 9781409598619
128 pages
240 x 170mm

Author/Editor: Alice James and Jerome Martin

Illustrator: Federico Mariani and Parko Polo


Winner - SLA Information Book Award 2018 (Children's Choice - 7-12 Category & Overall Winner)
The SLA Information Book Award is an annual event celebrating information books and is designed to support school libraries and to reinforce the importance of non-fiction. 100 Things to Know About Food was also voted Children's Choice Overall Winner.

Reader reviews

100 Things to Know About Food
I loved the food superheroes. The page where the fruit got arrested was really funny!

Freya, 8th May 2017


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