This amazing 320-page universe-in-a-book is the perfect reference for home, school, or anywhere there is a question to be explored. Arranged thematically into ten core subjects—Planet Earth, Space and the Stars, The Living World, Animal Life, Body Science, The Story of the Past, People and Society, Arts and Entertainment, Science and Technology, and Communications—the concise text is clear, accurate, and easy to access. Designed with today’s visually oriented learners in mind, the eye-popping cover will attract curious readers, and the dynamic interior design with its digital illustrations, the latest photography, step-by-step sequences, and plenty of interesting sidebars will keep them engaged and exploring. No matter if the question is about the ancient past or the technology that will take humankind into the future, young researchers will find the definitive answer here.
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Sean Callery is an author and elementary- school teacher. He has written several nonfiction books for children including Kingfisher’s I Wonder Why There’s a Hole in the Sky.
Clive Gifford has written more than one hundred nonfiction books for children on a wide range of subjects. He is the author of Kingfisher’s Soccer Encyclopedia, Summer Olympics, Kingfisher Knowledge: Spies, and The Kingfisher Book of Living Worlds.
Dr. Mike Goldsmith studied the philosophy of time and space at Keele University in the U.K., where he received a PhD in astrophysics. Formerly the head of the U.K.’s National Physical Laboratory, he has written many nonfiction books for children, including Kingfisher’s Voyages: Space, and Kingfisher Young Knowledge: Solar System.
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