by DK |
Item # 980302853
Model # 9781465474513 |

About this item

  • Conceived, planned, and verified by experts.
  • World-class photography of space and Earth.
  • Covers key curriculum topics.
  • Easily accessible, flashcard-style facts provide key information.
  • Compelling combination of solid knowledge and stunning visual features.
  • Updated facts and images make this edition perfect for the next generation of readers.
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    This stimulating and comprehensive encyclopedia for children ages 8-12 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? Kids can build their 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 colorful images. Cross-reference icons encourage children to explore and discover linked information, feeding their curiosity and building their general knowledge.

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