Knowledge A Visual Compendium

Making Sense of our World

Author DK
Hardcover
$29.99 US
0"W x 0"H x 0"D  
On sale Oct 01, 2024 | 320 Pages | 978-0-593-84377-2
| Grades 6-8
Ever wondered how many moons there are in our solar system, or the number of Olympic sports, or who the 46 US presidents were? If so, this is the book for you!

Leaf through the pages of this beautiful book and you’ll find an intriguing array of objects, animals, lists, and artifacts from nature, science, technology, the arts, and history, which illustrate how we order, understand, and make sense of the world. Discover the 40 orders of birds, the 13 levels of the Beaufort Wind Scale, the 88 constellations, the 36 Morse Code symbols, the 206 bones in the human body, and much more!

With its combination of attractive, timeless images and expert, engaging text, The Knowledge Compendium Book is perfect for children (and adults!) who are curious about the world and the lists, systems, and categories that help us understand it.
We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

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Ever wondered how many moons there are in our solar system, or the number of Olympic sports, or who the 46 US presidents were? If so, this is the book for you!

Leaf through the pages of this beautiful book and you’ll find an intriguing array of objects, animals, lists, and artifacts from nature, science, technology, the arts, and history, which illustrate how we order, understand, and make sense of the world. Discover the 40 orders of birds, the 13 levels of the Beaufort Wind Scale, the 88 constellations, the 36 Morse Code symbols, the 206 bones in the human body, and much more!

With its combination of attractive, timeless images and expert, engaging text, The Knowledge Compendium Book is perfect for children (and adults!) who are curious about the world and the lists, systems, and categories that help us understand it.

Author

We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

https://www.dk.com/ View titles by DK

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