Author(s): Deborah Chancellor
Everything You Need to Know by Deborah Chancellor, Deborah Murrell, Philip Steele, Barbara TaylorThis wonderful first encyclopedia is the perfect one-volume book of knowledge for young readers. Arranged thematically in ten fascinating core topics, this book will interest knowledge-hungry young minds, with subjects such as dinosaurs, the human body, machines, and space. The lively text is clear, simple, engaging, and enhanced by more than 2,000 illustrations. Every page is filled with story boxes, glossary words, Web links, and illustrated activities to keep young readers turning the pages.Plus, children will feel a sense of achievement with the full-page "Now You Know!" summary at the end of each chapter, making them feel that they have really learned "everything they need to know"!
Deborah Chancellor has written more than 30 book for children. She trained as a teacher before becoming a children's book writer and editor.Deborah Murrell has written extensively for both children and adults for more than 15 years on many topics-from knights and castles to William Shakespeare to ancient Rome.Philip Steele is a well-known author of more than 100 children's books. He studied medieval French and German literature and loves writing about history. Barbara Taylor is the author of more than 100 information books for children. She has won numerous awards, including the Ameraicn Association of Physics Science Writing Award, the Geographical Association Gold Award, and the Wow Award.