Everything You Need to Know

Everything You Need to Know

An Encyclopedia for Inquiring Young Minds

By Kingfisher Books (Editor)

Kingfisher, Hardcover, 9780753460894, 320pp.

Publication Date: October 15, 2007


This wonderful first encyclopedia is the perfect one-volume book of knowledge for young readers. Arranged thematically in ten fascinating core topics, Everything You Need to Know by the editors at Kingfisher will interest knowledge-hungry young minds, with subjects such as dinosaurs, the human body, machines, and space. The lively text is clear, simple, engaging, and enhanced by more than 2,000 illustrations. Every page is filled with story boxes, glossary words, Web links, and illustrated activities to keep young readers turning the pages.

Plus, children will feel a sense of achievement with the full-page "Now You Know " summary at the end of each chapter, making them feel that they have really learned "everything they need to know.

About the Author
Professor Charles Taylor received the U.K.'s Bragg Medal and Prize of Institutional Physics, and the UK's Michael Faraday Award for contributions to the public understanding of science. He has presented lectures on BBC television and has written many science books for children.