|a312 pages :|bcolour illustrations, colour maps ;|c28 cm
|aA first reference book for children
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aAges 5 and up.
|aEverything you need to know in one book! Discover amazing animals, explore different countries around the world, and travel back in time to meet dinosaurs, knights and gladiators. Learn about the mysteries of outer space, unlock the secrets of science, and find out how the human body works.
Discover everything you ever wanted to know about anything with this first reference for young readers and writersAn inspiring and comprehensive collection of the best in the DK First Reference series, all gathered together in one superb volume. From prehistoric life to space travel, bacteria to the human brain help your child discover all about the world we live in.They'll discover how life on Earth began, how the human body works, how people lived in Ancient Egypt, why some dinosaurs were so huge, what makes machines work, the countries of the world and much, much more.Full of fantastic photos, bite-sized facts and quiz questions kids will love getting their teeth into, there's lots to see and explore. Perfect for homework or just for fun. Go ahead; let your child find out more about everything!