Usborne Children's Encyclopaedia

Usborne Children's Encyclopaedia

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This colourful picture encyclopedia for chil dren is arranged thematically, offering clear and simple exp lanations of everyday things and key concepts. '
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 200 x 246 x 12mm | 480.81g
  • Usborne Publishing Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • colour illustrations
  • 0746030509
  • 9780746030509

Table of contents

Part 1 Our planet: what is the Earth?; the Earth in space; moons; stars; how the land moves; under the ground; time; why do the seasons change?; weather; climate; rivers and lakes; the seas; explorers; Africa; the Americas; Asia; Australia and New Zealand; Antarctica; Europe. Part 2 Natural life: the Earth's story; plants and flowers; trees and habitats; insects; life in the ocean; reptiles; birds; mammals; the human body; looking after the land. Part 3 History: the story of people; cavemen; the ancient Egyptians; the ancient Romans; the Middle Ages; the Industrial Revolution; modern times. Part 4 People: people around the world; houses and homes; food and cooking; sports; writing and books; art; music; crafts; dressing up; myths; religions; theatre and dance; education; government and politics. Part 5 Science around us: air and water; light and colour; electricity; sound; transport by land; ships; flying machines; medicine. Part 6 Appendix: what makes things go?; machines and inventions; new technology.
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