The Kingfisher Young People's Pocket Encyclopedia
Over 500 detail-packed entries offering the most up-to-date information, helpful features, and illuminating illustrations make this comprehensive pocket encyclopedia an essential resource for understanding the world today. From Aardvark to Zoology, the clearly written entries are alphabetically arranged, providing interesting and informative coverage on an enormous range of subjects, including people and events, art and music, sports, the universe, countries of the world, science and technology. The clear type, open layout, and convenient size make this an appealing and accessible book for children. Whether their interest is in the Braille alphabet, a brief biography of Aristotle, the inside of a blood vessel, or a profile of a state, the clever combination of authoritative text, tables, maps, cross-sectional images and full-color illustrations ensure that diverse subjects are presented in the most effective way. An extensive cross-referencing system and practical index multiply the usefulness of this indispensable volume, providing the young student or casual browser with a mine of facts and figures.
- Paperback | 240 pages
- 119.38 x 190.5 x 17.78mm | 408.23g
- 30 Sep 1998
- United States
- Illustrations, unspecified