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    The Where, the Why, and the How: 75 Artists Illustrate Wondrous Mysteries of Science (Hardback) By (author) Matt Lamothe, By (author) Julia Rotman, By (author) Jenny Volvovski, Foreword by David Macaulay

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    DescriptionExplore the wonders of science through the eyes of artists. A science book like no other, The Where, the Why, and the How turns loose 75 of today's hottest artists onto life's vast questions. From how we got here to where we are going, mysteries of the universe are explained in essays by real working scientist, which are then illustrated by artists given free rein to be as literal or as imaginative as they like. The result is a whimsical celebration of the wonder that inspires every new discovery, and a breathtaking tour of new work by contemporary visionaries, that will pique your curiosity and make you marvel at the power of both science and art.


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    Title
    The Where, the Why, and the How
    Subtitle
    75 Artists Illustrate Wondrous Mysteries of Science
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Matt Lamothe, By (author) Julia Rotman, By (author) Jenny Volvovski, Foreword by David Macaulay
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 168
    Width: 210 mm
    Height: 256 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 862 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781452108223
    ISBN 10: 1452108226
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.0
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCP
    BIC subject category V2: PDZ
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    Libri: ENGM3500
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16100
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    Libri: ENGM4500
    BISAC V2.8: ART000000, SCI060000, SCI000000, DES007040
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A50010000
    DC22: 502
    BISAC V2.8: ART008000
    Abridged Dewey: 502
    B&T Approval Code: A02020000
    LC subject heading:
    DC23: 500
    LC classification: Q173 .V65 2012
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: GBC, AKLB, PDZ
    Illustrations note
    col. Illustrations
    Publisher
    CHRONICLE BOOKS
    Imprint name
    CHRONICLE BOOKS
    Publication date
    01 October 2012
    Publication City/Country
    San Francisco
    Author Information
    Also is an award-winning design firm headed by Matt Lamothe, Julia Rothman and Jenny Volvovski. They are the authors of The Exquisite Book and the designers and illustrators behind Design Sponge At Home. David Macaulay is an award-winning author and illustrator whose illustrated books about science, history and technology are hugely popular and have been translated into a dozen languages.
    Review quote
    "The genius of the book is its brevity and wit, and the room it leaves for imagination." - TheAtlantic.com