Author: Charles Taylor
Release Date: 2011-10-25
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
With today's emphasis on fast-moving technology and the focus on testing standards for science and math, the need for students to grasp key scientific principles has never been greater. The Kingfisher Science Encyclopedia, 3rd edition is the one reference that includes all of the information students need to know in a concise and trustworthy package. Fully revised and updated, with clear, accessible writing by scientific experts and plenty of illustration for visual learners, this volume provides in-depth insight and succinct authoritative answers to all areas of scientific inquiry-avoiding the need to hunt and peck for information across multiple sources. An impressive supplementary section at the end of the book includes mini-biographies of famous scientists, and an illustrated time line of key inventions and discoveries. Arranged thematically into ten subjects, with reference summaries for each chapter and a full index, this encyclopedia does more than merely provide facts-it helps the reader develop an integrated, hands-on understanding of the science which drives everything around us.
This fully revised edition of The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia captures the triumph and despair of pivotal moments in world soccer including the 2014 World Cup and 2015 Women's World Cup. Packed with pictures and profiles of the world's most skilful soccer players and over 40 of the best teams. All the drama of the "beautiful game" is analyzed with full-spread photos and digital artworks that recreate famous moves and goals. Each chapter includes web links, providing a valuable access point to databases of players, international results, major tournaments, and club histories. Includes in-depth coverage of every aspect of soccer, including rules and skills; fans and the media; managers and tactics. Packed with the latest statistics, this is a superbly detailed reference book for the whole family.
Meet an amazing menagerie of creatures on this breathtaking safari through the animal kingdom. Written by an award-winning author, The Kingfisher Illustrated Animal Encyclopedia by David Burnie spans the earth from pole to pole, covering 2,000 animals from the tiniest protozoan to the mightiest mammal. Each entry describes the animal's characteristics, behavior and distribution, and gives Latin names. The meticulously researched information is highlighted by clear, authoritative writing and more than 1,000 photographs and illustrations. Throughout the book, special feature panels focus on various aspects of animal behavior such as camouflage, migration, and hibernation. With comprehensive back-matter including a glossary, alternative name index, and general index, this one-stop reference is perfect for research or for browsing by animal-lovers of all ages.
Kingfisher's encyclopedias are award-winning, information-packed reference books for all the family. The new, updated editions are beautiful versions of these trusted favourites - perfect for gifts and reference alike. If you want one children's general encyclopedia, this is it! Fully revised and updated, to reflect the latest developments in science, technology, and world events, The Kingfisher Children's Encyclopedia, 3rd edition by the editors of Kingfisher, is a trusted resource for helping children understand the world we live in. The encyclopedia is alphabetically organized with headwords in the top left-hand corner for easy browsing. Authoritative text offers thorough coverage of each subject, while bright and informative original artwork, photographs, and captions provide plenty of visual interest. Cross-reference boxes encourage research skills, and fact and chronology boxes provide quick reference points for homework and reports. A fact-finder at the back of the encyclopedia has a timeline of key historical events and personalities from around the world. With entries on everything from Australian Aboriginal people to zoology, this encyclopedia is the ultimate one-stop reference for home or classroom.
Each country on Earth is unique, and each can be introduced and explained through its physical and human geography. From the densely populated industrial landscapes of western Europe to the icy wastes of Siberia, this book is a passport to every country on the globe. The Kingfisher Geography Encyclopedia is an authoritative, up-to-date guide to countries of the world
Author: Dr. Mike Goldsmith
Release Date: 2017-07-03
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
This amazing 160-page volume is the perfect guide to space and outer space for children aged seven plus. It is packed with colorful illustrations, step-by-step sequences, and the latest photography to keep children engaged and entertained. Arranged thematically into key areas, 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.
Author: David Burnie
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Natural history
Kingfisher’s encyclopedias are award-winning, information-packed reference books for all the family. The new, updated Classic editions are beautiful versions of these trusted favourites – perfect for gifts and reference alike. THE KINGFISHER CLASSIC NATURE ENCYCLOPEDIA explores the amazing diversity of life on Earth, from microscopic organisms to giant redwoods and blue whales, and on every part of the Earth’s surface from tropical rainforests to dark ocean depths. If you want one nature encyclopedia, this is it!