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#73: Look Now: The World in Facts, Stats and Graphics


Synopsis & Book Info:
Look Now is a spellbinding picture of our world and its people conveyed through info-graphics. The five exciting chapters-Earth, People, Power, Industry, and Connections-examine the physical world and different spheres of human activity, and present facts, figures, graphics, illustrations, and photographs in a way that tells the interconnected stories of the modern world.
Half encyclopedia, half almanac, and 100% awesome, the book delivers the information with a stunning array of graphic and visual tools that encourage the reader not only to understand the world we live in, but to see it in a brand new light.

Hardcover: 256 pages
Publisher: DK Publishing
ISBN: 9780756662868
Purchase at Amazon


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My Opinion:
It's hard for me when I wasn't blown away by a book. I struggle for the right things to say.
This was one of those books.
I don't want to hack it apart and say bad things, it had great content, I just thought it was too much one each page.
Literally it killed the experience for me having so much, on one small space, every single page.
DK has so many great books that tell you pretty much the same thing, and are laid out a little better.
It wasn't a favorite of mine, but that doesn't mean it won't work for you, so don't let my opinion deter you if you look interested.


2.5/5


Recommend? Not this time.


~I received a copy from DK Canada. I was not compensated for my opinion.~

Comments

  1. Layout is important in a book, if each page is cluttered with too much information it makes for a difficult read. I would probably want to see a copy before I bought it. Thanks for your honest opinion.

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  2. Looks like a good fact book ... too bad it doesn't rock.

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