Learn about the natural world through beautiful photography and lively, age-appropriate text. The Eye Wonder series organizes bug and insect information in a way that's easy to search, easy to read, and easy to learn.
DK Adventures is a nonfiction series for kids ages 8-11, featuring visually rich theme spreads and fascinating facts that help kids build their skills in vocabulary, grammar, comprehension, and critical thinking while developing a love of reading. Designed to keep interest high, build knowledge, and enrich the reading experience with fascinating background information, each title in the DK Adventures series is filled with fun information.
Did You Know? Animals answers all the probing questions kids ask about their favorite animals, organized by group. Children will discover amazing facts about a wide range of animals, from penguins to elephants and snakes to sharks.
Focusing on what kids actually want to know about their favorite animals, the question and answer format makes it appealing to children aged 5-9 years old. With "quick quiz" boxes that encourage the reader to find the answers for themselves around the page and a simple design that makes pages easy to navigate, Did You Know? Animals will keep young readers engaged and sharpen their knowledge of the animal world.
How Animals Work explains the structures and systems of animal bodies, using exquisite photographs and diagrams to show how animals use their anatomy to move, communicate, hunt, and feed, and how their bodies enhance their chances in the struggle for survival.
Packed with fascinating facts and bright images in the renowned Eye Wonder format, younger readers will easily understand what mammals are and how they live.
Learn about science, history, and the natural world through beautiful photography and lively, age-appropriate text. The Eye Wonder series organizes information in a way that's easy to search, easy to read, and easy to learn.
Packed with fascinating facts and bright images in the renowned Eye Wonder format, younger readers will easily understand what life was like for pirates.
Dig deep to find the answers in The Rock and Gem Book. Filled with over 1,200 stunning full-color photographs, The Rock and Gem Book is the perfect encyclopedia for young geologists to consult.
Chapters are organized according to scientific classifications with straightforward explanations that bring each specimen to life. From the quartz in watches to the limestone in the Great Pyramids, the earth's natural treasures are used in architecture, art, and science. Get up close to diamonds, rubies, pearls, and sapphires, and study the different types of rocks, from granite to meteorites.
Designed in DK's signature style, the pages are filled with highly visual spreads that show off the depth and unique quality of each gemstone, rock, and fossil. See the past with fossils, learn about the ocean through shells, and find out what makes gold so special in The Rock and Gem Book.
Everything You Need to Know About Birds is a fact-filled, highly visual guide to different types of birds all across the world. Packed with information on habitats, breeding habits, as well as oddities, shocking trivia, and anatomy, this information is presented through close-ups, engaging text, and innovative, high-quality design, making it perfect for in-depth research or a quick dip for fast facts.
How does a bird make its nest? What do birds eat? Birds has these answers and more, and is a perfect introduction to the world of our feathered friends for kids who are curious about nature.
Packed with amazing facts about fun topics like flight patterns and the hatching of eggs, this eBook lets kids have fun and be innovative as they learn through simple activities like birdwatching and making a bird feeder. It includes information on birds of the sea, woodlands, desert, tropics, city, and beyond so kids can search the skies wherever they are.
With its natural look and feel and its practical approach to learning, Birds is sure to help little explorers take flight.
Catalog entries packed with facts provide at-a-glance information, while locator icons offer immediately recognizable references to aid navigation and understanding, and fact files round off the book with fun facts such as record breakers and timelines. Each mini-encyclopedia is filled with facts on subjects ranging from animals to history, cars to dogs, and Earth to space and combines a child-friendly layout with engaging photography and bite-size chunks of text that will encourage and inform even the most reluctant readers.
From intelligent innovators like Marie Curie and Rosalind Franklin to clever creatives like Emily Dickinson and J.K. Rowling to leading ladies like Joan of Arc and Eleanor Roosevelt, profiles explore the lives of each woman in detail, and photography and quirky "bobble-head" illustrations present history in a new and fun way. Kids can put each woman's story into context with "what came before..." and "what came after..." panels showing the things that influenced and were influenced by each woman. Special features highlight contemporaneous women and women in similar fields to paint a more complete picture for young readers.
A wonderful inspiration for young girls and a great learning tool for all children, 100 Women Who Made History proves that this isn't just a man's world.
Covering more than 380 topics from dinosaurs to digital technology, this highly visual guide engages young readers with photographic spreads and illustrations annotated with amazing trivia. Featuring full-color photographs, maps, cutaway diagrams, charts, and more, Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia is written in a clear and child-friendly style with updates that include recent space missions, scientific breakthroughs, and the latest significant events. Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia is perfect for reports, homework, and independent research.
A great addition to any bookshelf, Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia is the essential book for curious young readers who want to know about everything.
Discover more amazing and seemingly impossible facts in It Can't Be True! 2. By combining hard to believe facts with CGI renderings and photographs, this book places information with visual aids that puts everything to scale, including how the Titanic would be in the shadow of today's huge ocean liners.
Kids will love the weird, out-of-this-world facts for just about anything, and they will be excited to share them with everyone! See how big a squid can grow compared to people, figure out how high a kangaroo can jump, and look at how a tiny frog can fit on a coin.
Readers will pore over the pages of this book to find astounding facts in this new collection. Can you believe the Voyager spacecraft had 240,000 times less memory than an iPhone?
It Can't Be True! 2 uses photography, infographics, and snappy text to bring facts to life that will have kids eager to find out more head-scratching bizarre facts to share with family and friends.
The bold, beautiful images are labeled clearly, promoting early learning and language skills, and the pages are filled with the distinctive, iconic design of DK's My First series.
Whether read alone or with an adult, My First: Baby Animals encourages independent learning as preschoolers get to know little animals that come from all different environments.
Easy-to-follow illustrated timelines of pivotal scientific developments explore the ideas, experiments, and technologies that have shaped our daily lives over the past 2.5 million years. With more than 1,200 images, in-depth explanations of key inventors and innovations, quotes from groundbreaking scientists like Marie Curie, and stunning "moment in time" images of key events such as the first human landing on the moon, kids are sure to be amazed on every page. Young readers can learn about the early understanding of gravity, the discovery of dinosaur fossils, the first open heart surgery in human history, and much more.
Created in association with the Smithsonian Institution, Science Year by Year will fascinate kids as they go on an amazing journey through time, tracing key moments in the history of science and technology along the way.
Meet a Stone Age human to see what they wore, sample some of their favorite foods, and find out what Stone Age kids did for fun. Do you play the same games as kids in the Stone Age?
Visit cave dwellings to see some of humans' earliest homes, and take a closer look at prehistoric cave paintings. Spot the differences between an elephant and a woolly mammoth, learn the sign language of our early ancestors, and become a Stone Age detective in DK findout! Stone Age.