First Encyclopedia

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Published by DK Children

RRP: $16.99

About First Encyclopedia

A perfect starting point for young readers

DK's First Children's Encyclopedia is an ideal first reference book for young minds eager to learn about the world around them. With topics including history, geography, animals, plants, people, science, and space, this book is the perfect springboard for further investigation.

Contents
Prelims (2pp)

WORLD REGIONS (20pp)
World map
Countries and continents
Seas and oceans
Deserts
Grasslands
Rainforests
Rivers and lakes
Mountains
Polar regions
Great cities

PEOPLE AND SOCIETY (20pp)
World of people
Religious lands
Religious life
Writing and printing
Art and architecture
Music
Theater and dance
Clothes and fashion
Sports and leisure
Working people

HISTORY OF PEOPLE (20pp)
World of history
Early people
Ancient Egypt
Ancient Greece
The Romans
The Vikings
Aztecs, Incas, and Mayas
Knights and Castles
Explorers
20th century

LIVING WORLD (32pp)
World of life
Plant life
Trees and forests
Plants and food
Animal groups
Mammals
Amphibians
Reptiles
Fish
Birds
Insects and spiders
Dinosaurs
Human body
Eating and digestion
Muscles and movement
Brain and senses

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (28pp)
World of science
Energy
Electricity
Light and color
Sound
Forces and movement
Industry and invention
Cars, trucks, and trains
Flying machines
Engineering
Machines and computers
Television and media
Communications

PLANET EARTH (16pp)
Our Planet
Volcanoes and earthquakes
Rocks and fossils
Earth's materials
Air and atmosphere
Water
Weather
Climate and seasons

SPACE AND THE UNIVERSE (16pp)
The Universe
Stars and galaxies
The Sun and the Solar System
Planets and moons
Earth's Moon
Comets and space rocks
Space travel
Space exploration

WEBSITE ADDRESSES (2pp)

INDEX (4pp)

ACTIVITIES (8pp)

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Common Core alignment
Homeschool mailing
E-Newsletter feature
Jacket/Spread