The Kingfisher First Encyclopedia contains a range of favourite topics explained in an understandable, accessible manner. A hundred entries are clearly presented, with simple, informative text and attractive artworks and photographs which aid understanding and enhance the book's appeal to young readers.
Fact boxes and simple cross-references allow readers to access a wide variety of information across the entries. This encyclopedia also includes step-by-step photographs of children performing experiments.'
The Kingfisher First Encyclopedia of Animals is the ideal introductory encyclopedia for young wildlife enthusiasts, containing a wealth of animal information explained in an understandable, accessible manner. The entries are clearly presented, with simple, informative text and attractive artworks and photographs which aid understanding and enhance the book's appeal to young readers.
With more than 100 popular topics arranged alphabetically, and illustrated throughout with full-colour photographs and illustrations, My First Encyclopedia is the perfect reference for children who are just learning to look up information for the first time. Information is presented in age-appropriate text with vocabulary pitched for young readers. Cross-reference boxes link related entries, and children will enjoy using them to find their favourite topics throughout the book.
Covering all the main animal groups, and with an introductory chapter on habitats, migration, and conservation, My First Encyclopedia of Animals is the perfect reference for children who are just learning to look up information for the first time. It includes in-depth descriptions of over 125 animal species, and is illustrated throughout with more than 1,500 full-color photographs and illustrations. Information is presented in age-appropriate text with vocabulary pitched for young readers. Cross-reference boxes link related entries, and children will enjoy using them to find their favorite animals throughout the book.
An illustrated introduction to the different parts of the human body and how they work includes an "Amazing facts" trivia section, a Body Quiz, an index, and glossary.
Illustrated throughout, this is an ideal fir st encyclopedia for children aged between 5-8. Covering area s of high interest such as dinosaurs, inventions and spiders, each topic is presented in an A-Z, simple cross-referenced format with fact boxes. '
Introduces important scientific principles and provides basic definitions of common terms in standard alphabetical arrangement with references to related entries.
Packed with intriguing facts and valuable information, this updated edition of The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia is a must for any young historian. Sweep through world history, from the first humans and ancient civilisations through 40,000 years to the end of apartheid and the war on terror.
The set includes three paperback books—just the books needed for homework assignments, independent studies, and to satisfy a child's curiosity about his world. The Kingfisher First Dictionary contains more than 1,500 words, giving readers a useful guide to help build their reading and writing abilities. The Kingfisher First Thesaurus is a fascinating word finder, with more than 100 main entry words with their similar words and opposites, perfect for enabling readers to build a bigger vocabulary. The Kingfisher First Encyclopedia, new in paperback and fully updated, is the ideal first encyclopedia for young readers, with 100 easy-to-understand entries on a range of favorite topics.
Today's children stand on the threshold of a new millennium that promises incredible scientific and technological advances. The need to understand basic scientific principles has never been greater and these principles are brought within the grasp of every child by The Kingfisher Science Encyclopedia. All the essential subject areas, from Space and Time, Materials and Technology, to Human Biology, are covered in this one-volume encyclopedia. Accurate, approachable, and an indispensable source of information for school projects, The Kingfisher Science Encyclopedia is the perfect gift for the up-and-coming Bill Gates, Albert Einstein, or Marie Curie in the family. Special Features: More than 3,500 indexed references. Thematic arrangement. Important events highlighted. Illustrated biographies of key figures. Cross-references. Comprehensive index. Glossary.
The Kingfisher Illustrated Horse & Pony Encyclopedia by Sandy Ransford is a fantastic gift for children who dream of having a horse or pony of their own. There is a clear introduction to the horse followed by chapters explaining horse and pony care, riding lessons, and breeds. The encyclopedia is packed full of gorgeous photographs of horses and ponies -- showing how they look, what they do, and where in the world they are found. And of course every horse lover wants to ride, and The Kingfisher Illustrated Horse & Pony Encyclopedia takes the novice rider from first mount to cantering and galloping.