A charming children's encyclopedia bursting with facts about the world, animals, people, planets, and so much more!
The world is so much bigger than young minds can fathom and there is always more to learn.
My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things is a vibrant encyclopedia for curious 5-9 year olds, with a unique approach to the subject that features both places from around the globe as well as focusing on what the world is like from a child’s perspective, covering everyday subjects about their own experiences.
Full of fun facts, colorful illustrations, and games that will keep the kids entertained time again, this children’s encyclopedia is filled with age-appropriate knowledge on a range of terrific topics, from fiery volcanoes and our place in space, to changing seasons, mighty mammals and more.
Celebrate your child’s curiosity as they:
- Read hundreds of exciting facts
- Learn all about amazing animals, people, and places
- Discover the wonders of our incredible planet, and more
Our encyclopedia for children is the perfect blend of adorable, simple illustrations with stunning photography and lively text. Encourage early learners to go on a journey to explore a world of information, making this the ideal first reference book for kids aged 5-9 to enjoy for hours on end, whether for homeschooling, a bedtime story, shared reading or reading alone, this fun fact book for children also doubles up as the perfect gift for curious kids who love to learn.
Tell the story of the world one page at a time, by uncovering:
- Educational content written in a friendly and fun manner
- Beautifully padded cover with several high-quality finishes, including padding and foil
- Features a built-in ribbon bookmark so you never lose your place whilst reading
More in the Series
My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things is part of the educational kid’s book series My Very Encyclopedia series. Complete the series and nurture your child's curiosity with My Encyclopedia of Very Important Adventures, teach them about different species with My Encyclopedia of Very Important Animals, or let them walk with the dinosaurs who ruled the earth before them in My Encyclopedia of Very Important Dinosaurs.
- The School Library Association Information Book Award 2017
- Best Children's Book in the Junior Design Awards 2017
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.