Packed with thousands of facts, stats and illustrations covering all the questions that children love to ask!
When? Where? What? Why? This stimulating and comprehensive encyclopedia answers all the questions that circle through the minds of children almost every day! For example, did you know that a single drop of blood contains five million blood cells? Or that there are areas of desert on all seven of Earth’s continents? If you find yourself seeking the answers to these questions and many more, then The New Children’s Encyclopedia may be the book for you!
Prepare to expand 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 colorful images. Each chapter is jam-packed with maps, charts, timelines, diagrams, beautiful images, and amazing facts to keep young learners engaged time and time again.
So what are you waiting for? Get stuck in to discover:
- Easily accessible, flashcard-style facts that provide key information in an easy-to-read manner
- Compelling combination of solid knowledge that covers key curriculum topics
- Stunning visual features in the form of diagrams, images, maps and more
- Updated facts and images make this edition perfect for young readers aged 9+
The cross-reference icons encourage children to explore and discover related information, feeding their curiosity and building their general knowledge as they work their way through this engaging encyclopedia of fascinating facts.
So whether your child aged 9 and over is eager to find out more about the wonderful world we live in, or build upon knowledge already learned in school, or you’re a parent, teacher and librarian looking for a trusted source of information for your child - then The New Children’s Encyclopedia is sure to delight!
About the Author
DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products. Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO® books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.