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.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
480 pages
Interest Age: From 7 To 10

Author

DK
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Publisher

Publication date

25th March 1999

ISBN

9780751359237


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