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Books in Usborne First Encyclopedia series

  • The Usborne Encyclopedia of World History

    Fiona Chandler

    Paperback (Usborne Pub Ltd, June 1, 2010)
    This newly updated book will introduce you to world history, from prehistoric times to the start of the 21st century. Find out about dinosaurs, the first humans, Ancient Egypt, the Aztec Empire, Medieval Europe, the First World War and many more fascinating subjects.
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  • First Encyclopedia of Science

    Rachel Firth, Felicity Brooks, Anna Claybourne

    Hardcover (Usborne Books, Feb. 1, 2011)
    This is an excellent reference for school projects. All major topics are explored. It includes free downloadable pictures. Why do things float? What happens to the food you eat? Find out the answers to these and many more questions in this lively book that introduces young readers to the wonders of science. It comes with simple text, amazing photographs and illustrations, fun science activities and exciting recommended Web sites.
  • First Encyclopedia of the Human Body

    Fiona Chandler, David Hancock, John Woodcock

    Hardcover (Usborne Books, April 1, 2011)
    This is a fantastic new edition of this bright and lively encyclopedia, introducing young readers to the wonders of the human body. Filled with information on the brain, respiration, circulation and the senses, this book answers such questions as 'Where does your food go?' 'How many bones are there in your body?' and 'What are eyelashes for?'. Simple text, amazing photographs, detailed illustrations and a selection of exciting recommended websites make the subject easy to understand.
  • First Encyclopedia of Animals

    Paul Dowswell, Judy Tatchell, Fiona Johnson

    Hardcover (Usborne Books, May 1, 2011)
    This is a fantastic new edition of this bright and lively encyclopedia, introducing young readers to the wonders of the animal world. Filled with information on mammals, birds, reptiles, creepy-crawlies and waterlife, this book answers such questions as 'Which animal has a tongue as long as its body?'; 'How does a whale breath?'; 'How does a snake see in the dark?'; and, 'Why do zebras have stripes?'. Simple text, amazing photographs, detailed illustrations and a selection of exciting recommended websites make the subject easy to understand.
  • First Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Life

    Sam Taplin, David Hancock, Keith Newell

    Hardcover (Usborne Books, Feb. 1, 2011)
    This is a thrilling introduction to prehistoric times. It has fabulous illustrations and clear, simple text. It is an ideal reference book for school projects. It features a glossary, index and facts and records. It presents internet-links to amazing websites. What was the biggest dinosaur? When was the ice age? Why did the dinosaurs die out? Find out in this lavish and lively book. Simple text, beautiful illustrations, stunning photographs of dinosaur models and links to exciting recommended websites introduce young readers to the wonder of the prehistoric world.
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  • First Encyclopedia of Seas & Oceans

    Ben Denne, David Hancock

    Paperback (Usborne Pub Ltd, Jan. 1, 2011)
    Discusses the world's oceans, the animals that live in them, and the threats they face from overfishing, pollution, and global warming.
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  • First Encyclopedia of History

    Fiona Chandler, David Hancock, Susie McCaffrey

    Hardcover (Usborne Books, May 1, 2011)
    This is a fantastic new edition of this bright and lively encyclopedia, introducing young readers to the wonders of the past. Filled with historical information from the first people, farmers, cities and civilisations all the way to the World Wars and the modern day, this book answers such questions as 'What were the pyramids for?'; 'Who lived in the Forbidden City?'; and, 'When was the World Wide Web invented?'. Simple text, amazing photographs, detailed illustrations and a selection of exciting recommended websites make the subject easy to understand.
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  • First Encyclopedia of Seas & Oceans

    Ben Denne, David Hancock, Nelupa Hussain

    Hardcover (Usborne Books, Jan. 1, 2011)
    Please Read Notes: Brand New, International Softcover Edition, Printed in black and white pages, minor self wear on the cover or pages, Sale restriction may be printed on the book, but Book name, contents, and author are exactly same as Hardcover Edition. Fast delivery through DHL/FedEx express.
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  • Usborne CHILDREN'S ENCYCLOPEDIA New Edition SoftCover w QR & Internet Links

    Felicity Brooks

    Paperback (Usborne Books, Jan. 1, 2014)
    Jam-packed with information, photographs, charts and maps for additional study and research. Links to over 150 recommended websites through the Usborne Quicklinks Website Downloadable quizzes, word searches and activity sheets Over 1,500 amazing photographs, illustrations and diagrams Up-to-date information on hundreds of topics Lots of free, downloadable pictures Simple, safe activities and experiments Maps of the world and flags of every country Facts and records Over 150 QR codes allow readers to access carefully selected websites, downloadable pictures and quizzes - straight to a mobile phone or tablet. An additional 750 internet links lead to a hand-picked selection of the best websites available on a desktop computer.
  • The Usborne Geography Encyclopedia

    C. Varley

    Paperback (Edc Pub, Sept. 1, 1994)
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  • Usborne Living World Encyclopedia

    Leslie Colvin, Emma Speare

    Paperback (Usborne Pub Ltd, Jan. 1, 1999)
    Surveys earth's ecosystems and looks at endangered species.
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  • Usborne First Encyclopedia of Science

    Rachel Firth, Felicity Brooks, Anna Claybourne, David Hancock

    Paperback (EDC, Aug. 16, 2011)
    These and hundreds of other questions about science are answered in this charming book, Simple, easy-to-read text and lively, detailed illustrations introduce the basic concepts of science to young readers.
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