Why? Encyclopedia

Brilliant Answers to Baffling Questions

Part of Why? Series

Author DK
Hardcover
$21.99 US
0"W x 0"H x 0"D  
On sale Aug 20, 2024 | 168 Pages | 978-0-7440-9845-7
| Grades 6-8
This perfect first reference book brings key subjects—such as science, geography, and history—to life.

Lavish 3-D digital illustrations and an interactive question-and-answer format together create an engaging and accessible insight into several key topics.

Why? Encyclopedia focuses on the subjects children actually want to know about. It covers all of the areas you would expect in a kid’s encyclopedia—including space, animals and the human body—but presents each through questions kids ask, such as "Why does it rain?". Answers are provided through a combination of eye-catching CGI artworks, enhanced photographs, and clear text explanations.
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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This perfect first reference book brings key subjects—such as science, geography, and history—to life.

Lavish 3-D digital illustrations and an interactive question-and-answer format together create an engaging and accessible insight into several key topics.

Why? Encyclopedia focuses on the subjects children actually want to know about. It covers all of the areas you would expect in a kid’s encyclopedia—including space, animals and the human body—but presents each through questions kids ask, such as "Why does it rain?". Answers are provided through a combination of eye-catching CGI artworks, enhanced photographs, and clear text explanations.

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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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