Art a Children's Encyclopedia

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.
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The Arts: a Visual Encyclopedia

Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff

Publisher: DK Children

ISBN: 9781465462909

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.
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DK Children's Encyclopedia

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.
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Children's Encyclopedia of American History

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.
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Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia

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.
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DK Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia

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.
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The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia

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.
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The Concise Children's Encyclopedia

Author: Editors of Kingfisher

Publisher: Kingfisher

ISBN: 9780753453957

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 307

View: 2978

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Geography, science and technology, history, politics, religion, sports and the arts are all covered, in this comprehensive and portable reference. The clear, alphabetical organization makes it easier to gather information and tackle homework assignments. Special Features: Text can be read section by section or as a complete article. Cross-references. 'Fast Fact' boxes and fully annotated diagrams.
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Encyclopedia of children and childhood

in history and society

Author: Paula S. Fass

Publisher: MacMillan Reference Library

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 1055

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This encyclopedia presents the social and cultural history of childhood from antiquity to the present through articles on education, parenting, child labor, economics, images of childhood, children's literature, play, toys and games, health, physiology, law, the criminal justice system and social welfare. Comparative articles include information about childhood in cultures throughout the world.
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Encyclopedia of Children, Adolescents, and the Media

Author: Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412905303

Category: Psychology

Page: 886

View: 4514

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From Internet censorship to sex and violence on television and in video games to debates over rock lyrics, the effect of media on children and adolescents is one of the most widely debated issues in our society. The Encyclopedia of Children, Adolescents, and the Media presents state-of-the-art research and ready-to-use facts on the media's interaction with children and adolescents. With more than 400 entries, the two volumes of this resource cover the traditional and electronic media and their controversial impact—for good and ill—on children and adolescents.
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