The World Almanac for Kids 2006 (Paperback)
World Almanac Books, 9780886879600, 352pp.
Publication Date: July 1, 2005
Kids love The World Almanac For Kids, since it helps them explore the world around them, and delve more deeply into subjects that attract them. Parents love it, since it keeps young minds occupied and encourages kids to learn on their own. Teachers and educators love it, since it stimulates learning while piquing kids' interest.
Since the first edition was published 10 years ago, The World Almanac For Kids has sold more than 2.5 million copies, appeared on national bestseller lists, received numerous awards, become a staple in libraries, classrooms, and homes, and been adopted by every major kids' book club and book fair.
Like every new edition, The World Almanac For Kids 2006 is an indispensable reference, extensively updated with the latest information on topics of importance to kids. It also continues the tradition of providing an irresistible, kid-friendly mix, with color photos, bold graphics, color maps and flags, "All Abouts," fun facts, "Did You Knows," games, puzzles, jokes, web links, and much more. Highlights include:
"Special 10th anniversary features
"A student-friendly "Homework Help" section, and plenty of practical homework hints throughout the book
""On the Job" interviews with people in fascinating occupations
"All new "Faces & Places" chapter
"A revised and updated sports section
"Up-to-date and fascinating information on hundreds of topics, from aardvarks to Zulus, and everything in between