Art a Children's Encyclopedia

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Author: David Taylor,Susie Taylor

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780241297650

Category: Art

Page: 208

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This beautiful art book for children charts the evolution of the greatest cultural achievements in painting, sculpture and photography. Art- A Children's Encyclopedia traces the development of painting, from prehistoric cave drawings to the Mona Lisa to contemporary street art. Get to grips with world-famous sculptures, including the Terracotta Army and Michelangelo's David. Find out about photography, from pinhole cameras to digital imagery and iconic photography such as Neil Leifer's Ali versus Liston. With amazing facts, clear explanations, and stunning photography, Art- A Children's Encyclopediais the essential introduction to the art world for children.

The Arts: a Visual Encyclopedia

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Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff

Publisher: DK Children

ISBN: 9781465461780

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

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The most visual and comprehensive encyclopedia for children that charts the evolution of the world's greatest cultural achievements in painting, music, photography, and dance, supporting the arts in STEAM education. Kids can trace the development of painting, from prehistoric cave drawings to the Mona Lisa to contemporary street art; read the story of music, from classical and jazz to rock and roll; find out about photography, from the early pinhole camera to digital imagery; and put on their dancing shoes for some ballroom, ballet, modern dance, and more. Stunning full-page images bring each subject to life, and clear text and annotations provide comprehensive, age-appropriate coverage. Full of amazing facts, clear explanations, and stunning photography, The Arts: A Visual Encyclopedia is the essential introduction to the cultural world for children. Series Overview: DK's Visual Encyclopedias are the first substantial series of encyclopedias aimed at young children, designed to excite and entertain, while offering a comprehensive overview of core subjects. From science and the human body to animals, the ocean, space, and more, each book combines fun facts, amazing pictures, and crystal-clear explanations to take kids into the wonders of our world.

DK Children's Encyclopedia

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Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465472428

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

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A brand-new, traditional general reference title for kids ages 7-9 that encompasses all that DK is about: age-appropriate, jargon-free text accompanied by detailed images on a variety of topics all in one place, from science and nature to history and the arts. Packed with information, each single-page entry-organized A to Z-in DK Children's Encyclopedia features a key topic explained in a concise, age-appropriate, highly visual manner, with fun facts and extensive cross-references revealing the links between subject areas. Kids can learn about Ancient Rome, chemistry, evolution, microscopic life, robots, vikings, and so much more. Written and compiled by a team of experts, vetted by educational consultants, and properly leveled to the reading age, DK Children's Encyclopedia is set to become DK's next landmark reference title, and is the ultimate book of knowledge for kids.

Children's Encyclopedia of American History

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Author: David C. King,DK Publishing

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9781465428431

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 320

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Full-color maps, photographs, and paintings illustrate a comprehensive reference guide to American history.

DK Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia

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Author: N.A

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: N.A

Category: Children's encyclopedias and dictionaries

Page: 644

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A highly illustrated one-volume encyclopedia containing 450 main entries ranging from Aboriginal Australians to Zoos.

Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia

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Author: DK Publishing, Inc

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9780789464989

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 800

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A highly illustrated one-volume encyclopedia contains 500 main entries ranging from Aboriginal Australians to Zoos.

The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia

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Author: Editors of Kingfisher

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780753457849

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 491

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A reference guide to world history, featuring a timeline, key date boxes, and biographies of historical figures.

British Encyclopedia

Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge

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Author: William Nicholson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Natural history

Page: N.A

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Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood

In History and Society

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Author: Paula S. Fass

Publisher: MacMillan Reference Library

ISBN: N.A

Category: Children

Page: 1055

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This volume, covering entries A-E, examines the social and cultural history of childhood through articles on education, parenting, child labor, economics, children's literature, play, toys and games, health, physiology, law, the criminal justice system, and social welfare.