Author(s): Clive Gifford
Did you know that 15,000 paintbrushes and 60 tonnes of paint are needed to repaint the Eiffel Tower in Paris? Or that to get enough nutrients, giant pandas have to eat an astounding 12-38 kilograms of bamboo every day?Travel on a fascinating voyage of discovery through all the continents of the world, finding out what amazing numbers are connected to extraordinary facts.
Clive Gifford started writing books at the age of 16 and hasn't stopped since! He has had over 150 books published, most of which are books for children. His books have been nominated for or won Royal Society, School Library Association, Blue Peter, Smithsonian and TES awards. Clive lives in Manchester. www.clivegifford.co.uk Josh Hurley is an illustrator and screen printer based in Hertforshire. He graduated from Falmouth University in 2012 with a degree in illustration and is the co-founder of The Key Print House. He has worked for a wide-range of clients, including Tesco, Jamie Oliver, Skinny Magazine and Gosling Creative and, in his spare time, teaches art classes for kids. http://joshhurley.co.uk