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Published by DK Children

RRP: $29.99

About Picturepedia

Ten thousand stunning photographs and illustrations catalog the wonders of history, space, the natural world, and more in this ultimate resource for kids ages 9-12. Bringing together an amazing array of images to explain every topic under the sun-and beyond-this book has a mini-encyclopedia on every page.

Picturepedia contains chapters on science and technology, nature, geography, culture, sports and hobbies, history, insects, musical instruments, spacecraft, world maps, famous discoveries, prehistoric life, and more. Every double-page spread contains a wealth of information on a given topic, with galleries, lists, sequences, facts, timelines, and much more, while every topic is illustrated with up to 100 photos, graphics, and illustrations.

Perfect for gift giving, or adding to any home or school library, Picturepedia is a stimulating quick-reference that kids will come back to time and time again.


"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