Picturepedia (Hardcover)

An Encyclopedia on Every Page

By DK

DK Children, 9781465438287, 360pp.

Publication Date: October 6, 2015

List Price: 29.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Description

Ten thousand stunning photographs and illustrations catalog the wonders of history, space, the natural world, and more in this ultimate resource for kids ages 9–12. Bringing together an amazing array of images to explain every topic under the sun—and beyond—this book has a mini-encyclopedia on every page.

Picturepedia contains chapters on science and technology, nature, geography, culture, sports and hobbies, history, insects, musical instruments, spacecraft, world maps, famous discoveries, prehistoric life, and more. Every double-page spread contains a wealth of information on a given topic, with galleries, lists, sequences, facts, timelines, and much more, while every topic is illustrated with up to 100 photos, graphics, and illustrations.

Perfect for gift giving, or adding to any home or school library, Picturepedia is a stimulating quick-reference that kids will come back to time and time again.



About the Author

DK Publishing was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children, and produces content for consumers in more than 87 countries and 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto.

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

DK's 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 bestselling LEGO books.

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


Praise For Picturepedia: An Encyclopedia on Every Page

"Pore through over 10,000 pictures in this slick, one-stop volume on science, technology, nature, geography, culture, sports, hobbies and history." — San Francisco Chronicle

"With 10,000 photographs and much more, Picturepedia beautifully illustrates subjects as diverse as the Earth's structure, feudal Japan and soccer." — Shelf Awareness

"[V]isually dazzling." — Idaho Statesman

"DK's Picturepedia gets it right with smart, colorful images." — New Haven Register

"Fun facts, trivia and eye candy on every single page." — Winkbooks

"A playful compendium of facts, trivia, and history, just perfect for browsing." — School Library Journal