Synopses & Reviews
This fully revised and updated encyclopedia bring the DK Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia into a new era. The updates include: advances in technology, scientific breakthroughs, space missions and discoveries, map updates, and political, social, and ecological changes around the world. We're also introducing more than 5,000 internet links. These links have been checked and vetted, and--more importantly--they are updated every few months, so that there will be no frustrating dead links. Children and their parents now have a multimedia DK reference book for research, reports, homework help, and fun. This spectacular tome was specially revised in consultation with experts in each field, and is sure to be another family favorite.
Specially revised in consultation with experts in each field, this updated edition brings the encyclopedia into a new era. Full color.
Table of Contents
Universe -- Victorians -- Vietnam War -- Vikings -- Volcanoes -- Washington, George -- Water -- Weather -- Weights and measures -- West Africa -- Western expansion -- Whales and dolphins -- Wheels -- Wind -- Women's rights -- Wonders of the ancient world -- World War I -- World War II -- Worms -- Writers and poets -- X-rays -- Zoos -- Index -- Gazetteer -- Acknowledgments.