This amazing 320-page volume is the perfect guide to everything for children aged seven plus! It is packed with colourful illustrations, step-by-step sequences and the latest photography. From glaciers and galaxies to computers and chromosomes, it's sure to keep children engaged.
Arranged thematically into key areas, covering core curriculum subjects, the concise text is clear, accurate and perfectly pitched, making this an unbeatable resource for home and school. Plus, a glossary and index are included along with a list of websites for further learning.
Sean Callery is an author and primary-school teacher. He has written several information books, including titles about codes and ciphers, children's party games and famous dictators. Clive Gifford has written more than 100 information books for children on a wide range of subjects. For Kingfisher, Clive's titles include The Kingfisher Football Encyclopedia, Olympics, Kingfisher Knowledge & Spies and The Kingfisher Book of Living Worlds. Dr Mike Goldsmith studied the philosophy of time and space at Keele University, where he also obtained his PhD in astrophysics. Formerly the head of Acoustics at the UK's National Physical Laboratory, he has written many non-fiction books for children. In 2016, he was made a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society.