Space: A Visual Encyclopedia builds on the enormous success of DK's best-selling encyclopedias. It is a comprehensive exploration of space from our nearest planets and stars to far-off galaxies. For this title, NASA has given DK unprecedented access to a wealth of images that have never been published before and are not available to the public. Featuring photographs, charts, stories, and contributions by NASA astronauts and experts, this encyclopedia brings children face-to-face with the wonders of space like never before! Supports Common Core State Standards.
Featuring a wealth of never-before-published NASA photographs, charts, stories, and contributions by NASA astronauts and experts, Space: A Visual Encyclopedia is a comprehensive exploration of space from our nearest planets and stars to far-off galaxies.
Illustrations, photographs, star charts, moon maps, and scientific diagrams are compiled in a reference tool that explores the new solar system, the birth and death of stars, black holes, and space engineering.
Explore the planets, stars, and galaxy in Space Visual Encyclopedia. See everything there is to know about space. Find out what Pluto is really classified as, time how long it takes Neptune to travel around the sun, and jump into Jupiter's big red spot. Kids can see Saturn's rings, astronaut spacesuits, and more in highly visual spreads that use cutting-edge CGI photography. See the different planets, moons, and technologies of space, and find key information at glance with data boxes, facts, and figures laid out in DK's signature style. Joining DK's award-winning Visual Encyclopedia format, Space Visual Encyclopedia is the ultimate one-stop reference book for everything space.
A stunning visual encyclopedia for kids, packed with stunning photography and amazing facts on every aspect of ocean life. From the Arctic to the Caribbean, tiny plankton to giant whales, sandy beaches to the deepest depths, our oceans are brought to life with astonishing images, simple, stylish graphics, and crystal-clear text explanations inOcean: A Visual Encyclopedia. DK's Visual Encyclopedias are the first substantial series of encyclopedias aimed at young children, designed to excite and entertain, while offering a comprehensive overview of core subjects. From science and the human body to animals, ocean, space, and more, each book combines fun facts, amazing pictures, and crystal-clear explanations to take kids into the wonders of our world.
The most visual and comprehensive encyclopedia for children that charts the evolution of the world's greatest cultural achievements in painting, music, photography, and dance, supporting the arts in STEAM education. Kids can trace the development of painting, from prehistoric cave drawings to the Mona Lisa to contemporary street art; read the story of music, from classical and jazz to rock and roll; find out about photography, from the early pinhole camera to digital imagery; and put on their dancing shoes for some ballroom, ballet, modern dance, and more. Stunning full-page images bring each subject to life, and clear text and annotations provide comprehensive, age-appropriate coverage. Full of amazing facts, clear explanations, and stunning photography, The Arts: A Visual Encyclopedia is the essential introduction to the cultural world for children. Series Overview: DK's Visual Encyclopedias are the first substantial series of encyclopedias aimed at young children, designed to excite and entertain, while offering a comprehensive overview of core subjects. From science and the human body to animals, the ocean, space, and more, each book combines fun facts, amazing pictures, and crystal-clear explanations to take kids into the wonders of our world.
Catchtheir eyes and their minds will follow. WOW: The Visual Encyclopedia ofEverything is a spectacular show-and-tell experience. Every spread inthis incredible book explores an encyclopedic subject in a unique way,through a thought-provoking collection of stunning photographic images.Meet the family in a photo album of our mammal relatives. A drawer fullof prosthetic eyes brings to life the science of genetics. An icesculpture is used to illustrate states of matter. Architectural marvelsare displayed on a house of cards. Space exploration is commemoratedthrough a collection of world stamps. There is something new todiscover on every page. The visual “wow” of the photographicgalleries is complemented by lively informative text, making it adelightful reference tool for children and adults alike. The book isorganized into classic encyclopedic subjects – nature, human body,science and technology, space, earth, people and places, history, andart and culture – with chapter branding for easy navigation. Everychapter has been researched and verified by a team of specialistconsultants and writers to deliver fascinating facts and figuresalongside essential information. This comprehensive compendium is packed with the wow factor for the ultimate reference experience.