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My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things : My Very Important Encyclopedias - DK

My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things

My Very Important Encyclopedias

By: DK

Hardcover Published: 29th August 2016
ISBN: 9780241224939
Number Of Pages: 176
For Ages: 4+ years old

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Full of fun facts, colourful illustrations, and games that will feed a child's imagination and quench their thirst for knowledge, whilst supporting the National Curriculum. My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things is the perfect book for children from 4 - 7 years of age.

Supporting the national curriculum and providing all the information young minds need and much more, My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things is split into four sections, All About Me, Animals, People, and My Planet, covering everything from the continents to the blue whale in fun and engaging ways. Bursting with knowledge and loads of very important things to set young minds alight.

About the Author

Dorling Kindersley, also known as DK, is an international publishing company that specializes in illustrated reference books for all ages. It was originally a book-packing company founded by Christopher Dorling and Peter Kindersley in 1974 before changing to being a publisher in 1982. A distinct style of many DK books are illustrations and text on white backgrounds, starting with their first release being a First Aid Manual for the British voluntary medical services.

Industry Reviews

Packed full of colourful illustrations and interesting facts to delight young minds. This is for very important people only! * Smallish Magazine *
Colourful style and simple, but effective, facts makes this a very attractive book for a junior with an active mind. * The Bookbag *
A simply superb first encyclopedia that will set children on the pathway to learning and discovery. * Parents In Touch *

1: Very important things about my planet

1: Our place in space 2: Our Earth 3: Which way is space? 4: The sky at night 5: Under the waves 6: Mountains 7: Very fiery volcanoes 8: Shake and quake 9: Dry as a desert 10: Rainforests 11: Wonderful water 12: How does it grow? 13: The changing seasons 14: Extreme weather 15: The Wind and the Sun

2: Very important things about places

1: I can count 7 continents 2: Postcards from North America 3: Postcards from South America 4: Postcards from Africa 5: Postcards from Europe 6: Postcards from Asia 7: Postcards from Australia 8: Postcards from Antarctica

3: Very important things about animals

1: What are animals? 2: Dinosaurs once ruled the Earth 3: Mighty mammals 4: Fabulous fish 5: Beautiful birds 6: Scaly reptiles 7: Awesome amphibians 8: Brilliant bugs 9: Caterpillar to butterfly 10: Animal habitats 11: Pole to pole 12: I spy... on the farm 13: I spy... in the mountains 14: Desert animals 15: I spy... on the African plains 16: The very big blue whale 17: Super sharks 18: Primate party 19: Speedy species 20: Big cats 21: Animals after dark 22: The tortoise and the hare

4: Very important things about people

1: Very early humans 2: Early discoveries 3: The time of the pharaohs 4: Ancient China 5: Aborigines 6: Really modern Romans 7: Viking raiders 8: Ancient Americans 9: Native Americans 10: Festivals and celebrations 11: Eager explorers 12: Important inventors 13: Super scientists 14: Travel by land 15: Travel by water 16: Travel by air 17: Totally tall towers 18: I want to be an astronaut! 19: Flying to the Moon

5: Very important things about me

1: The human body 2: My blood 3: Sense-ational 4: My brain 5: Sleep time 6: Good food 7: Let's communicate 8: Marvellous music 9: Amazing art 10: Getting better 11: Purr-fect pets 12: Fun numbers 13: What's the time? 14: The ant and the grasshopper

6: Here are some other very important things

1: Saying hello and goodbye 2: Glorious colours 3: Super shapes 4: Fantastic fruit 5: Vibrant veggies 6: Let's count 7: Let's multiply 8: Measurements 9: Star signs 10: Chinese horoscopes 11: Precious gems 12: Cool clouds 13: Musical instruments 14: Working vehicles 15: Beetle box 16: Discover dinosaurs 17: Extraordinary eggs 18: Animal babies 19: Fantastic flags 20: Top 10 Countries 21: Top 10 World 22: Top 10 Animals

7: Index 8: Acknowledgements

ISBN: 9780241224939
ISBN-10: 0241224934
Series: My Very Important Encyclopedias
Audience: Children
For Ages: 4+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 29th August 2016
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 26.4 x 22.2  x 2.9
Weight (kg): 1.26
Edition Number: 1

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