DKfindout! World War I

Part of DK findout!

Hardcover
$16.99 US
8.81"W x 11.19"H x 0.42"D  
On sale Jan 02, 2018 | 64 Pages | 978-1-4654-7317-2
| Grades 6-8
Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I with this children’s book full of photographs and illustrations, fascinating facts, and engaging challenges—from the creators of DKfindout.com, DK’s free online resource for kids.

Did you know that the Allied powers used 33,000 camels in desert warfare? Or that more than 500,000 pigeons carried messages to the war’s front lines? Find out why!

Perfect for young history buffs and fans of the Axis & Allies board games, DK findout! World War I is a highly visual world-history book sure to inspire the next amazing school project or report. Inside, author Brian Williams breaks down why the war began, how it was fought, and what brought it to an end.

With this DK findout! book, you will:

- Explore wartime technology, tanks and artillery, intelligence, espionage, and propaganda
- Pore over a detailed illustration of trench warfare that shows how trenches were set up and what’s inside
- Learn about key players, such as Franz Joseph, Nicholas II, and Woodrow Wilson
- Discover how battles in the skies were fought, and meet the "aces," such as the Red Baron, who flew star fighters
- See how the war was recorded through art, books, and movies, as well as how it is remembered today
- and find out much, much more!

The DK findout! series of kids books helps children become experts on their favorite nonfiction subjects, from dinosaurs and ancient civilizations to space, coding, and cutting-edge technology. Learn more about history—and everything else—at www.dkfindout.com, the award-winning free educational website.
Author Brian Williams is a former teacher and history writer of more than 200 books for children.

Consultant Simon Adams worked as an editor of children's reference and other nonfiction books before becoming a full-time writer. He has written and contributed to more than fifty books on subjects as varied as the sinking of the Titanic, the two world wars, and the history of jazz.

Trusted by parents, teachers, librarians, and kids across the world, DK is an award-winning publisher of visual reference books for children, including the DK Eyewitness Books, DK findout!, and Maker Lab series. DK books combine clear photography and illustration with expert text to show you what others only tell you. View titles by Brian Williams
“High-interest topics, an abundance of eye-catching photos and visuals, and accessible text are a mainstay of DK titles, and the entries in this DK findout! series are no exception” –Booklist

“Photographs dominate the image-centric layout, augmented by informational bursts and sidebars, quizzes, and interviews… [A]n engaging, accessible format” –Publishers Weekly

“Filled with the beautiful photographs that DK is known for, plus a multitude of facts, prepare to not see your child for a few hours as they pore over these gorgeous books.” –Brightly

About

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I with this children’s book full of photographs and illustrations, fascinating facts, and engaging challenges—from the creators of DKfindout.com, DK’s free online resource for kids.

Did you know that the Allied powers used 33,000 camels in desert warfare? Or that more than 500,000 pigeons carried messages to the war’s front lines? Find out why!

Perfect for young history buffs and fans of the Axis & Allies board games, DK findout! World War I is a highly visual world-history book sure to inspire the next amazing school project or report. Inside, author Brian Williams breaks down why the war began, how it was fought, and what brought it to an end.

With this DK findout! book, you will:

- Explore wartime technology, tanks and artillery, intelligence, espionage, and propaganda
- Pore over a detailed illustration of trench warfare that shows how trenches were set up and what’s inside
- Learn about key players, such as Franz Joseph, Nicholas II, and Woodrow Wilson
- Discover how battles in the skies were fought, and meet the "aces," such as the Red Baron, who flew star fighters
- See how the war was recorded through art, books, and movies, as well as how it is remembered today
- and find out much, much more!

The DK findout! series of kids books helps children become experts on their favorite nonfiction subjects, from dinosaurs and ancient civilizations to space, coding, and cutting-edge technology. Learn more about history—and everything else—at www.dkfindout.com, the award-winning free educational website.

Author

Author Brian Williams is a former teacher and history writer of more than 200 books for children.

Consultant Simon Adams worked as an editor of children's reference and other nonfiction books before becoming a full-time writer. He has written and contributed to more than fifty books on subjects as varied as the sinking of the Titanic, the two world wars, and the history of jazz.

Trusted by parents, teachers, librarians, and kids across the world, DK is an award-winning publisher of visual reference books for children, including the DK Eyewitness Books, DK findout!, and Maker Lab series. DK books combine clear photography and illustration with expert text to show you what others only tell you. View titles by Brian Williams

Praise

“High-interest topics, an abundance of eye-catching photos and visuals, and accessible text are a mainstay of DK titles, and the entries in this DK findout! series are no exception” –Booklist

“Photographs dominate the image-centric layout, augmented by informational bursts and sidebars, quizzes, and interviews… [A]n engaging, accessible format” –Publishers Weekly

“Filled with the beautiful photographs that DK is known for, plus a multitude of facts, prepare to not see your child for a few hours as they pore over these gorgeous books.” –Brightly

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