From the almighty albatross to the great white shark, this amazing animal encyclopedia for children transports you into the jaw-dropping, heart-thumping, pulse-racing world of the animal kingdom. Exploring a vast range of animal species as well as their biology, habitats, and ecosystems, Knowledge Encyclopedia Animal! is a children´s encyclopedia like no other, packed full of fun facts for kids. Bursting with amazing 3D images, the animals are brought to life, from the tiniest of crustaceans to the mightiest of mammals, in a brand new, all-encompassing animal expedition. Knowledge Encyclopedia Animal! allows you to take a closer look at the ever-evolving world of your favourite animals and is perfect for children aged 9-12. Get ready to bring the animal kingdom to rip-roaring life!
Learn all about Thomas the Tank Engine, Harold the Helicopter, Sir Topham Hatt, and all the other steam engines, diesels, vehicles, and characters from Sodor. Thomas & Friends Character Encyclopedia includes a train toy and is packed with fun facts and details about each popular character - brand-new and best-loved alike - from the toys, TV shows, and movies, as well as information about the real trains and vehicles. With stunning full-colour images and essential information about every character, the Thomas & Friends Character Encyclopedia is a must-have for fans of all ages. © 2018 Gullane (Thomas) Limited.
An extraordinary encyclopedia with a ground-breaking visual approach to science, using awesome illustrations to show biology, chemistry, and physics in the world around us. Incredible computer-generated images pack the pages to reveal and explain science as never before, looking inside a cell, for example, pulling apart a Formula 1 racing car, and examining the forces that hold the Universe together. Knowledge Encyclopedia: Science! covers all the key core science subjects, but with an inventive visual approach to draw in curious young minds. All the essential information is there in easy-to-read text, together with additional fun facts, and brought to life with amazing 3D illustrations that look inside the anatomy of a blue whale, zoom into a molecule of water, and out of the Solar System. A perfect introduction to science for children aged 9 and over, Knowledge Encyclopedia: Science! is an essential addition to every family library.
When? Where? What? Why? This stimulating and comprehensive encyclopedia for children provides answers to all the questions kids love to ask. Each chapter is jam-packed with maps, charts, timelines, diagrams, beautiful images and amazing facts. Did you know, for example, that a single drop of blood contains around five million blood cells? Or that there are areas of desert in all seven of Earth´s continents? Prepare to build your knowledge on a wide range of topics - including Earth and beyond, plants and animals, history and politics, science, technology, and the human body - arranged thematically with more than 9,000 indexed entries and 2,500 colourful images. Cross-reference icons encourage children to explore and discover linked information, feeding their curiosity and building their general knowledge. The New Children´s Encyclopedia, which has sold almost 500,000 copies worldwide since 2009, has now been fully updated in line with the latest knowledge and research. Developed, written, and checked by experts this is the must-have reference book for every child´s library.
Packed with amazing space facts and NASA images, this book reveals the wonders of the cosmos, from black holes to the big bang. It is suitable for projects or kids interested in the wonders of space, covering every (known) inch of our solar system, galaxy and universe.
An incredibly valuable overview of the history of the world from prehistoric times up to the year 2000.Magnificantly illustrated with a wealth of images depicting key events and everyday life in times gone by. With hundreds of links to specially selected websites, available through Usborne Quicklinks.
The ultimate illustrated children´s encyclopedia full of information and amazing images on over 250 key topics arranged from A to Z. This is the book that explains everything for kids aged 7 to 9. Packed with thousands of incredible and essential facts on favourite - and KS2 - subjects, DK Children´s Encyclopedia covers nine different colour coded subject areas: art, people, history, earth, nature, science, technology, space and human body. Arranged alphabetically, every page in this children´s encyclopedia is packed with fun facts and amazing photographs. Your child can dive straight in working from the front to the back or jump to a page that catches their eye to discover all about our wonderful world. If they are not sure where to go next, the ´See also´ boxes will suggest related topics. This lets children make links across topics and subject areas and create their own journey through DK Children´s Encyclopedia. There are also comprehensive content and index pages and a glossary which lists of some of the more difficult words with an explanation. While the reference section contains useful lists, diagrams and tables, including a map of the world and lists of great artists, scientists and writers. Finally there are ´The Story of...´ pages which bring together information about different subjects to get children thinking about things from lots of different angles. Inspiring and informative, the DK Children´s Encyclopedia is a classic encyclopedia and a book of wonder that will absorb and engage children for many hours. Here´s a selection of the topics in DK Children´s Encyclopedia: Ancient Egypt, Asia, Astronauts, Books, Brain, Cars, Coding, Compass, Dance, Dinosaurs, Electricity, Engines, Farming, Flowers, Food, Gemstones, Galaxies, Heart, Incas, Insects, Jupiter, Knights, Law, Magnets, Milky Way, Money, Music, North America, Oceania, Pirates, Plastic, Rainforests, Reptiles, Robots, Sight, Skin, Sport, Theatre, Touch, Trains, Uranus, Vikings, Volume, Weather, Zoo
Get children excited about science with this essential, encylopedic introduction to physics, chemistry, and biology. What makes a firework bang? How do plants use sunlight to make food? What is the mysterious force that makes a magnet cling to your refrigerator? With astonishing images, simple graphics, and crystal-clear text Science A Children´s Encyclopedia will explain the answers to all these questions, and many, many more. Find out how chemistry begins with matter - the stuff we and our world are all made of - and the building blocks of atoms, so super-small there are about one million, million atoms on the dot of this ´´i´´. The science of physics explains forces, energy, light, electricity, and magnetism. Forces are the hidden power behind everything on Earth, and the Universe beyond. It´s the force of gravity that keeps you stuck on Earth´s surface, so it´s pretty important to understand. Biology is all about how living things work, from tiny germs, to giant trees, to you! Did you know your amazing body has more than 1,000 parts, including bones, muscles and other organs? Packed with the essential information that every curious child needs to understand how our extraordinary world works, Science A Children´s Encyclopedia should be in every family library. Previous edition ISBN 9781409347927