Picturepedia

Picturepedia

An Encyclopedia on Every Page

Book - 2015
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Ten thousand stunning photographs and illustrations catalog the wonders of history, space, the natural world, and more in this ultimate resource for kids ages 9-12. Bringing together an amazing array of images to explain every topic under the sun--and beyond--this book has a mini-encyclopedia on every page.

Picturepedia contains chapters on science and technology, nature, geography, culture, sports and hobbies, history, insects, musical instruments, spacecraft, world maps, famous discoveries, prehistoric life, and more. Every double-page spread contains a wealth of information on a given topic, with galleries, lists, sequences, facts, timelines, and much more, while every topic is illustrated with up to 100 photos, graphics, and illustrations.

Perfect for gift giving, or adding to any home or school library, Picturepedia is a stimulating quick-reference that kids will come back to time and time again.

Publisher: New York, New York :, DK Publishing,, 2015
Edition: First American edition
ISBN: 9781465438287
1465438289
Branch Call Number: J 031 Pic
Characteristics: 360 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps

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Jul 18, 2016

This is billed as a book for older kids, but my 3 year old LOVES THIS BOOK. If your kid likes any of the following: trucks, dinosaurs, skeletons, fruit, sharks, trains, planes, gemstones, costumes, butterflies...(the list goes on) they will enjoy this book. It's a visual style - photographs and some charts/graphics -and the pages are full to bursting with images. Conversations as a result of this book have included: intestines, what happens to people when they die (!), knights, Finding Nemo, the liquid core of the Earth, moths, electricity, and shoes. I don't purchase a lot of books but will most likely buy this as I see it being useful and entertaining for many years.

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