Picturepedia, Second Edition: An Encyclopedia on Every Page (Hardcover)
Experience all the world's wonders at once in the ultimate children's encyclopedia.
Spilling over with history, science, space, nature, and much, much more, this visual reference guide comes complete with more than 10,000 stunning photographs, illustrations, and maps. Every page is a mini-encyclopedia at your fingertips, perfectly designed to educate, engage, and entertain.
From microscopic insects to the Big Bang theory, Picturepedia explains every subject under (and including) the Sun to satisfy the curious minds of young readers. Discover the secrets of prehistoric life, explore the inner workings of the human body, and lead an orchestra of musical instruments through breathtaking photographic galleries and detailed graphics that explain every topic in incredible depth and detail.
With more than 150 essential topics covered, Picturepedia is ideal for homework, projects, or just for fun. This absolute must-have book is the ideal gift for young people eager to know about everything and anything.
About the Author
We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books.
"Pore through over 10,000 pictures in this slick, one-stop volume on science, technology, nature, geography, culture, sports, hobbies and history." — San Francisco Chronicle
"With 10,000 photographs and much more, Picturepedia beautifully illustrates subjects as diverse as the Earth's structure, feudal Japan and soccer." — Shelf Awareness
"[V]isually dazzling." — Idaho Statesman
"DK's Picturepedia gets it right with smart, colorful images." — New Haven Register
"Fun facts, trivia and eye candy on every single page." — Winkbooks
"A playful compendium of facts, trivia, and history, just perfect for browsing." — School Library Journal