Big Picture Book of General Knowledge by James Maclaine
  

Big Picture Book of General Knowledge

Written by James Maclaine
Illustrated by Annie Carbo

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Packed with interesting and useful information on a range of important subjects areas, from geography (a section called Around the World), to music, natural history, space and architecture, and filled with bright, appealing illustrations, this book will keep curious youngsters entertained for hours. In each subject section there are facts on early discoveries through to up-to-date information on its current state or new developments and all presented in tempting bite-sized paragraphs of text. If you want to find out more on anything you’ve discovered, the book provides internet links to useful websites. ~ Andrea Reece

Synopsis

Big Picture Book of General Knowledge by James Maclaine

This compendium of remarkable facts and delightful trivia will wow and inform. When were the first fireworks made? How many satellites have been sent into space? And what does the word kimono mean? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this stunningly illustrated book, guaranteed to keep fact-loving, question-asking children entertained for hours on end.

It covers almost every topic from natural wonders to the human body, food to transport, space to music, and animals to sports. Stylish, rich illustrations, loaded with nuggets of information, fill every page. Includes internet links to websites to find out even more.

About the Author

James Maclaine

James Maclaine studied Classics at Oxford before joining Usborne Publishing in 2010. He never realised that reading Latin and Greek for all those years would lead to writing books about animals, coming up with drawing, doodling and colouring ideas, and setting puzzles, but he’s ever so glad they did.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

James Maclaine
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Publisher

Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

1st May 2017

ISBN

9781474917889

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