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Picturepedia, Second Edition: An Encyclopedia on Every Page (Hardcover)
Discover everything you could ever know about science and technology, nature, geography, culture, sports and hobbies, and history in this vibrant visual encyclopedia for children!
Did you know that more than half of the human body’s weight is water, and that a koi carp can live for more than 200 years? Or how about there being more than 20,000 islands in the Pacific Ocean, or that Turkey eats the most bread, with each person getting through 104.6 kg of it every year? You can learn all these things and more with Picturepedia, and become an expert in everything from incredible insects and musical instruments, to space-craft, prehistoric life and everything in between, with this engaging encyclopedia for children aged 9-12.
Celebrate your child's curiosity as they explore:
- Each topic is covered on one double-page spread
- Comprehensive coverage of over 150 popular topics.
- Each topic is illustrated with up to 100 photos, graphics, and illustrations.
- Fun, visual approach combines unprecedented density of detail with crystal-clear structure.
- Includes timelines, top ten lists, step by steps, fun facts, and more.
First published in 2015, Picturepedia has been revamped into a more thrilling edition that will take you on a visual odyssey. This captivating kid’s encyclopedia is jam-packed with stunning photographs, gripping information, and explanatory diagrams that allow for fascinating discoveries. Newly updated with thousands of pictures and fascinating facts about science, nature, culture, sports, and history, Picturepedia is the ultimate visual encyclopedia for kids.
With 5 core chapters split into the topics of Science and Technology, Nature, Geography, Culture, Sports and Hobbies, there truly is something for every avid young reader to explore and learn, making this an excellent reference book for curriculum-based homework help. The striking graphics and illustrations featured throughout provide an optimum visual learning experience for children ages 9-12 years, that adults can also enjoy. With over 10,000 images in total, more so than any other encyclopedia on the market, this enthralling children’s encyclopedia can make a beautiful and educational gift that can be passed down generations.
About the Author
We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books.
"Pore through over 10,000 pictures in this slick, one-stop volume on science, technology, nature, geography, culture, sports, hobbies and history." — San Francisco Chronicle
"With 10,000 photographs and much more, Picturepedia beautifully illustrates subjects as diverse as the Earth's structure, feudal Japan and soccer." — Shelf Awareness
"[V]isually dazzling." — Idaho Statesman
"DK's Picturepedia gets it right with smart, colorful images." — New Haven Register
"Fun facts, trivia and eye candy on every single page." — Winkbooks
"A playful compendium of facts, trivia, and history, just perfect for browsing." — School Library Journal