Knowledge Encyclopedia (Updated and Enlarged Edition) (Hardcover)

The World as You've Never Seen It Before (Knowledge Encyclopedias)

By DK

DK Children, 9781465414175, 360pp.

Publication Date: September 16, 2013

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (10/1/2013)

List Price: 29.99*
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Description


A comprehensive children's reference book that shows you what other encyclopedias only tell you.


Incredibly detailed cross-sections and cutaways reveal the inner workings of everything – from galaxies and stars to Earth and the human body. Look inside an Apollo spacecraft, a volcano, or the body of a Tyrannosaurus Rex. Find out what happened after the Big Bang, how trench warfare worked, and the science behind a fireworks display.

Created in association with the world-renowned Smithsonian Institution, this fully updated edition of Knowledge Encyclopedia is the perfect reference book for inquisitive minds of all ages, covering space, Earth, nature, human body, science, and history. Packed with fascinating statistics, maps, timelines, graphics, and superb photorealistic cross-sections, this family encyclopedia makes the most complex subjects easy to understand.



About the Author

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.

DK's aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.

Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery and parenting. 

DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the best-selling LEGO® books.

DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series.


Praise For Knowledge Encyclopedia (Updated and Enlarged Edition): The World as You've Never Seen It Before (Knowledge Encyclopedias)

"Exceptional, sophisticated books like these are what inspire children to become scientists." – Smart Books for Smart Kids