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Title:
The Kingfisher facts and records book.
Author:
Kingfisher Publications.
Publication Information:
New York : Kingfisher, 2000.
Physical Description:
96 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Summary:
A book of facts and records concerning a variety of topics, including the planet Earth, space, animals and plants, the human body, peoples of the world, and more.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780753452707
Format :
Book

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Summary

This authoritative reference book for kids covers 11 major subjects in detail, including space, sports, nature, and the human body. Full-color illustrations.


Author Notes

Kingfisher is an award-winning publisher of non-fiction and fiction for children of all ages. Known around the world for its informative and engaging reference and early learning books, Kingfisher also receives widespread acclaim for its classic anthologies for five- to fourteen-year-olds and original picture books for very young children.


Table of Contents

Space
Solar Systemp. 6
Deeper Spacep. 8
People in Spacep. 10
Sky Watchingp. 12
Planet Earth
Violent Earthp. 14
Land and Seap. 16
Environmentp. 18
Weatherp. 20
Nature
Plantsp. 22
Prehistoric Animalsp. 24
Invertebratesp. 26
Fins and Scalesp. 28
Birdsp. 30
Mammalsp. 32
Human World
Into the Pastp. 34
Historical Figuresp. 36
Exploresp. 38
Revolution and Warp. 40
20th-Century Leadersp. 42
Human Body
Inside the Bodyp. 44
The Sensesp. 46
Medicinep. 48
Sports
Track and Fieldp. 50
Team Sportsp. 52
Solo Sportsp. 54
Winter Sportsp. 56
Science
Chemistryp. 58
Physicsp. 60
Inventionsp. 62
Communicationp. 64
Material World
Structures of Oldp. 66
Modern Buildingp. 68
Road and Railp. 70
Boatsp. 72
Flightp. 74
Money
Wealth and Richesp. 76
Precious Objectsp. 78
Art and Culture
Artp. 80
The Written Wordp. 82
Musicp. 84
Cinemap. 86
Food and Drinkp. 88
The Future
The Futurep. 90
Glossaryp. 92
Indexp. 94
Acknowledgmentsp. 96