New Children's Encyclopedia (Smithsonian)

New Children's Encyclopedia (Smithsonian)

# 026106

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Item #: 026106
ISBN: 9780744056211
Grades: 3-7

Product Description:

This thematic encyclopedia includes 10 areas of study (space, earth, environment/ecology, living world, continents, culture, history/politics, science, technology, and the human body). This would make a great addition to a young learner’s resource library. With engaging photos and illustrations, the reader is guided through their studies of facts and stats in a user-friendly way. For a learner who is interested in learning the basics and fun facts about these areas of study, this is a great starter encyclopedia. In learning about the human body, you are introduced to the 10 body systems and attributes of each system. For example, the skeletal system you are introduced to the different types of bones (long, short, flat, and irregular) and the types of joints. There is not an exhaustive list of every single bone in the body but fun facts about certain bones and joints. The same can be illustrated for studying the continents. There are wonderful geographical maps provided for each continent that list each country, but the content is giving the learner the highlights of each continent. Children will love the captivating images and illustrations. Pgs.304 | Paperback ~Rebecca

Publisher Description:

What is photosynthesis? How do the muscles in our bodies work? How do meteorites and asteroids form? Open the pages of this illustrated encyclopedia and discover the answers to all your questions.

This fascinating kids encyclopedia has simple, easy-to-read text and lively, detailed illustrations, helping young readers build their knowledge on a wide range of topics. Explore giant galaxies, microscopic bacteria, human cells, ancient civilizations and more.

Full of fun facts and stats, this reference book for children is designed to be both fascinating and fun to use! It covers a vast scope of information, from the Earth’s plants and animals, to its people and discoveries. For easy navigation, this kids’ encyclopedia is arranged thematically with more than 9,000 indexed entries and 2,500 colorful illustrations.

You’ll learn everything you need to know about topics like:

  • Space
  • Earth
  • The environment and ecology
  • Living world

Category Description for Children's Encyclopedias:

This an excellent book for those young, inquiring minds. Arranged thematically, this brilliantly colored and illustrated reference guide is overflowing with heaps of interesting information. The book is arranged by the following topics: Our World, Animals and Plants, How Your Body Works, History, How People Live, Science, How Things Work, Space, and Maps of the World. Learn about various geological phenomena in the Our World section or perhaps about the planets in the Space section. Perhaps your child is more interested in the technical side of things. In this case, visit the How Things Work section to find out how many common everyday appliances like clocks, telephones, or refrigerators work. No matter where you child's interest may lie, there is a wealth of information to be garnered from this volume. In this 2014 version of Usborne Internet-Linked books, almost every page includes website links and QR scan codes which provide access to a myriad of videos, charts, graphs, as well as info and research links. The smaller softcover version is an exact replica of the larger hardcover edition. 320 pgs.

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2.65 (lbs.)
11.0" x 8.62" x 0.75"
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