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Short Description for Wow! Suitable for children and adults alike, this book is organized into classic encyclopedic subjects - nature, human body, science and technology, space, earth, people and places, history, and art and culture - with chapter branding for easy navigation.
- Published: 01 July 2008
- Format: Hardback 304 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781405322485 ISBN 10: 1405322489
- Sales rank: 21,723
Full description for Wow!
Not suitable for children under 8 years of age Catch their eyes and their minds will follow. "Wow: The Visual Encyclopedia of Everything" is a spectacular show-and-tell experience. Every spread in this incredible book explores an encyclopedic subject in a unique way, through a thought-provoking collection of stunning photographic images. Meet the family in a photo album of our mammal relatives. A drawer full of prosthetic eyes brings to life the science of genetics. An ice sculpture is used to illustrate states of matter. Architectural marvels are displayed on a house of cards. Space exploration is commemorated through a collection of world stamps. There is something new to discover on every page. The visual "wow" of the photographic galleries is complemented by lively informative text, making it a delightful reference tool for children and adults alike. The book is organized into classic encyclopedic subjects - nature, human body, science and technology, space, earth, people and places, history, and art and culture - with chapter branding for easy navigation. Every chapter has been researched and verified by a team of specialist consultants and writers to deliver fascinating facts and figures alongside essential information. This comprehensive compendium is packed with the wow factor for the ultimate reference experience.