This is a comprehensive reference book for 4-8 year olds. Care has been taken to introduce the younger reader to complex subjects in a way that is easy to understand. The material is arranged in six thematic sections - Earth and Space, Science, Animals, Human Body, People and Places, and Long Long Ago. This richly illustrated, fun-to-use book will encourage young children to really think about the world around them, and discover the pleasure of learning. How did the Earth form? What makes a mammal a mammal? When did dinosaurs live? Who were the Ancient Greeks? Why do some people have curly hair? Where do televison pictures come from? Find the answers to these and thousands more questions inside Children's First Encyclopedia. * A new topic is introduced on each double page * More than 1,000 photographs, illustratioss, diagrams, and maps * Practical projects bring important concepts to life. * New Words boxes explain difficult vocabulary and scientific terms. * Cartoon boxes present information in an easy-to-absorn way. * Quizzes encourage readers to investigate and remember. Copyright: 2003 Pages: 256
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Backpack Books Inc, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-248-53-6514706