Knowledge Encyclopedia (updated And Enlarged Edition): The World As You've Never Seen It Before by Dorling DkKnowledge Encyclopedia (updated And Enlarged Edition): The World As You've Never Seen It Before by Dorling Dk

Knowledge Encyclopedia (updated And Enlarged Edition): The World As You've Never Seen It Before

byDorling Dk

Hardcover | September 16, 2013

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A comprehensive children's reference book that shows you what other encyclopedias only tell you.


Incredibly detailed cross-sections and cutaways reveal the inner workings of everything – from galaxies and stars to Earth and the human body. Look inside an Apollo spacecraft, a volcano, or the body of a Tyrannosaurus Rex. Find out what happened after the Big Bang, how trench warfare worked, and the science behind a fireworks display.

Created in association with the world-renowned Smithsonian Institution, this fully updated edition of Knowledge Encyclopedia is the perfect reference book for inquisitive minds of all ages, covering space, Earth, nature, human body, science, and history. Packed with fascinating statistics, maps, timelines, graphics, and superb photorealistic cross-sections, this family encyclopedia makes the most complex subjects easy to understand.

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the ...
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Title:Knowledge Encyclopedia (updated And Enlarged Edition): The World As You've Never Seen It BeforeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:360 pages, 12.19 × 10.25 × 1.1 inPublished:September 16, 2013Publisher:DKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1465414177

ISBN - 13:9781465414175

Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Another great general knowledge book from DK Like all DK books, this one is loaded with maps, illustrations, photos, diagrams and of course text. The six main categories are: human body, science, history, earth, nature, and space. It's geared for kids, and I'm sure would whet there appetite for a variety of subjects. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2018-03-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Worth it It had many great illustrations, and it was very detailed. Enjoyed going through it.
Date published: 2017-07-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great This is a great introduction for kids to many aspects of science and history. The pictures/illustrations are wonderful and the information is easy to understand. This is a great book for kids to get inspired by.
Date published: 2017-01-16

Editorial Reviews

"Exceptional, sophisticated books like these are what inspire children to become scientists." – Smart Books for Smart Kids