The Elements Book: A Visual Encyclopedia of the Periodic Table (Hardcover)
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Packed with more than 1,000 incredible images and full of fascinating facts, this children’s book takes you on a visual and vibrant journey of all the chemical elements that make up our world.
This eye-catching encyclopedia for kids is the perfect guide to the 118 chemical elements of the periodic table, for budding young scientists to explore. It explores the naturally occurring elements, as well as the man-made ones, and explains their properties and uses. This engaging encyclopedia for children aged 9-12, shows the many natural forms of each element, as well as a wide range of both everyday and unexpected objects in which it is found, making each element relevant to the child’s world!
Celebrate your child's curiosity as they explore:
- Striking and detailed diagrams, drawings and illustrations on every page
- A highly visual approach to learning
- Ideal combination of colorful diagrams with infographic text boxes
- Showcases chemical elements in their pure and raw forms
- In association with The Smithsonian Institution
This captivating kids encyclopedia takes a look at all 118 elements on the periodic table, from Hydrogen to Helium, Potassium to Polonium, calcium to carbon and so much more! The striking illustrations, photographs and diagrams featured throughout provide an optimum visual learning experience for both children and adults alike, accompanied by an array of fun facts all about your favorite elements, and lesser-known ones like Terbium, Thallium and Boron - with easy-to-read accessible text for readers aged 9-12, yet can be enjoyed by the entire family, making this enthralling children’s encyclopedia a beautiful and educational gift that can be passed down generations.
Learn all about the world one picture at a time!
If you like The Elements Book then why not complete the collection? Part of the highly visual Our World In Pictures series, avid readers can dive into the world of dinosaurs with The Dinosaur Book, become a vehicle virtuoso with Cars, Trains, Ships and Planes and venture on a journey across the globe with Countries, Cultures, People & Places.
About the Author
DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products. Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO® books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.
"Perfect for browsing, this gorgeous volume deserves a place in every school and public library." — Starred Review, Library Journal