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My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things By DK

My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things
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My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things Summary


My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things: For Little Learners Who Want to Know Everything by DK

A charming children's first encyclopedia bursting with facts about the world, animals, people, planets, and, very importantly, you!

Finally, the world is at your little learner's fingertips for all in storybook format with exciting graphic novel elements. Introduce children aged 4 - 7 to the foundations of what makes the world turn during story time with this range of encyclopedias.


The world is so much bigger than young minds can fathom and there is always more to learn. My Encylopedia of Very Important Things is a mind-boggling collection of everything interesting to get you on your way to knowing it all. Full of fun facts for kids, colourful illustrations, and games that will feed your imagination. This kids encyclopedia is filled with age appropriate knowledge on a range of topics that is complementary to your school's curriculum.

Explore our world and its place in the galaxy - from animals and people, to planets and very importantly about yourself! Go on a journey to discover a world of information. Learn about just how many animals are there and how they live and communicate. Find out about our history - cavemen, the first explorers, ancient Egyptians and even dinosaurs. There's so much crammed into one place and it's all put into colourful and engaging ways suitable for young inquisitive minds.

Tell The Story Of The World One Page At A Time!

My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things is the perfect blending of adorable, simple illustrations with rich photography and lively text. Made for you and young minds to read together or alone and formatted with a ribbon bookmark to pick up right wherever you left off. This truly is the ideal first reference book for young readers.

This educational book takes you on a journey through:
-Very Important Things About People
-Very Important Things About Me
-Very important Things About My Planet
-Very Important Things About Places
-Very Important Things About Animals

My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things is part of the educational series My Very Encyclopedia series. Complete the collection and learn more about the world around you, the animals that walk, fly and swim and the dinosaurs who ruled the earth before them.

Shortlisted
The School Library Association Information Book Award 2017
Best Children's Book in the Junior Design Awards 2017

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My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things Reviews


Packed full of colourful illustrations and interesting facts to delight young minds. This is for very important people only! * Smallish Magazine *
Colourful style and simple, but effective, facts makes this a very attractive book for a junior with an active mind. * The Bookbag *
A simply superb first encyclopedia that will set children on the pathway to learning and discovery. * Parents In Touch *

Table of Contents


  • 1: Very important things about my planet
    • 1: Our place in space
    • 2: Our Earth
    • 3: Which way is space?
    • 4: The sky at night
    • 5: Under the waves
    • 6: Mountains
    • 7: Very fiery volcanoes
    • 8: Shake and quake
    • 9: Dry as a desert
    • 10: Rainforests
    • 11: Wonderful water
    • 12: How does it grow?
    • 13: The changing seasons
    • 14: Extreme weather
    • 15: The Wind and the Sun
  • 2: Very important things about places
    • 1: I can count 7 continents
    • 2: Postcards from North America
    • 3: Postcards from South America
    • 4: Postcards from Africa
    • 5: Postcards from Europe
    • 6: Postcards from Asia
    • 7: Postcards from Australia
    • 8: Postcards from Antarctica
  • 3: Very important things about animals
    • 1: What are animals?
    • 2: Dinosaurs once ruled the Earth
    • 3: Mighty mammals
    • 4: Fabulous fish
    • 5: Beautiful birds
    • 6: Scaly reptiles
    • 7: Awesome amphibians
    • 8: Brilliant bugs
    • 9: Caterpillar to butterfly
    • 10: Animal habitats
    • 11: Pole to pole
    • 12: I spy... on the farm
    • 13: I spy... in the mountains
    • 14: Desert animals
    • 15: I spy... on the African plains
    • 16: The very big blue whale
    • 17: Super sharks
    • 18: Primate party
    • 19: Speedy species
    • 20: Big cats
    • 21: Animals after dark
    • 22: The tortoise and the hare
  • 4: Very important things about people
    • 1: Very early humans
    • 2: Early discoveries
    • 3: The time of the pharaohs
    • 4: Ancient China
    • 5: Aborigines
    • 6: Really modern Romans
    • 7: Viking raiders
    • 8: Ancient Americans
    • 9: Native Americans
    • 10: Festivals and celebrations
    • 11: Eager explorers
    • 12: Important inventors
    • 13: Super scientists
    • 14: Travel by land
    • 15: Travel by water
    • 16: Travel by air
    • 17: Totally tall towers
    • 18: I want to be an astronaut!
    • 19: Flying to the Moon
  • 5: Very important things about me
    • 1: The human body
    • 2: My blood
    • 3: Sense-ational
    • 4: My brain
    • 5: Sleep time
    • 6: Good food
    • 7: Let's communicate
    • 8: Marvellous music
    • 9: Amazing art
    • 10: Getting better
    • 11: Purr-fect pets
    • 12: Fun numbers
    • 13: What's the time?
    • 14: The ant and the grasshopper
  • 6: Here are some other very important things
    • 1: Saying hello and goodbye
    • 2: Glorious colours
    • 3: Super shapes
    • 4: Fantastic fruit
    • 5: Vibrant veggies
    • 6: Let's count
    • 7: Let's multiply
    • 8: Measurements
    • 9: Star signs
    • 10: Chinese horoscopes
    • 11: Precious gems
    • 12: Cool clouds
    • 13: Musical instruments
    • 14: Working vehicles
    • 15: Beetle box
    • 16: Discover dinosaurs
    • 17: Extraordinary eggs
    • 18: Animal babies
    • 19: Fantastic flags
    • 20: Top 10 Countries
    • 21: Top 10 World
    • 22: Top 10 Animals
  • 7: Index
  • 8: Acknowledgements

Additional information

GOR008897326
My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things: For Little Learners Who Want to Know Everything by DK
DK
My Very Important Encyclopedias
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Dorling Kindersley Ltd
2016-08-29
224
0241224934
9780241224939
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.