Library Media Connection
This revised and updated edition is packed with facts, illustrations, photos, and concise articles spanning the beginning of time to the present day. Organized chronologically then broken down thematically, each unit includes incredible photos and illustrations, a running timeline across the top of the page, key dates, biographies, and features on art, architecture and technology. Offering a great overview of history, its general appeal to readers of all ages will make this volume a wonderful asset to any library.
This updated edition would be useful as a homework support for school and public libraries, especially those that own the previous edition. In addition, its appealing and colorful layout and accessible information will lend it to casual browsing by students and adults.
School Library Journal
Concise and intriguing. ...With en engaging writing style and colorful and informative images, this book will have a general appeal that will extend beyond report usage.