The Big Book of Knowledge by DK
  

Synopsis

The Big Book of Knowledge by DK

The Dorling Kindersley Big Book of Knowledge is an exciting new approach to learning through pictures and words. With enchanting photographs, detailed illustrations, and clear text it introduces children to a wealth of knowledge and encourages them to look further and unearth more of the amazing secrets of our world. Did you know that the world's largest cave could hold 800 tennis courts? Did you know that a rodent's front teeth never stop growing? Did you know that it takes about 22 litres of milk to make just one kilogram of butter? These amazing facts and thousands more are all contained within the Big Book. The Big Book is an ideal first reference source of nature science and the world in which we live. Plants and animals, machines and transport, science and industry, people in the past, music and the arts, life around the world today - all these and more can be looked up in this ideal first reference book.

About the Author

The work of British-American artist David Macaulay is renowned for its humour, detail and ability to explain complex ideas with simple genius. He specializes in graphic non-fiction books on subjects such as science, architecture and engineering.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
480 pages
Interest Age: From 7 To 10

Author

DK
More books by DK

Publisher

Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd an imprint of Dorling Kindersley Ltd

Publication date

25th March 1999

ISBN

9780751359237


I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen

It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10

It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.

Erica Motoc, age 7

I love finding new books to read. My mummy and me look at the new ones coming out. I have written reviews of some of them!

Jessica Cobbin – age 7

I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.

Alexander Boxall – age 11

It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools