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The Usborne first encyclopedia of our world

Author: Felicity Brooks; David Hancock
Publisher: Tulsa, Okla : EDC Pub., ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why is night dark? What is snow? How do earthquakes happen? What's under the sea? These and hundreds of other questions about the world around us are answered in this charming book.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Felicity Brooks; David Hancock
ISBN: 1580864279 9781580864275 0794502164 9780794502164
OCLC Number: 51159311
Notes: Includes index.
Originally published in 1999 by Usborne Publishing Limited, Usborne House, London.
Text, photographs, and illustrations introduce the basic concepts of earth science.
Simple, easy-to-read text and lively, detailed illustrations introduce the basic concepts of geography to young readers.
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Contents: Our planet --
What's out in space? --
On the moon --
Looking at the earth --
Day and night --
Season --
Weather --
Storms and winds --
Rocks and fossils --
Earthquakes --
Volcanoes --
Following a river --
Floods --
In the mountains --
Seashore --
Seas and oceans --
Under the sea --
Under the ground --
Caves and caverns --
Dusty deserts --
Grassy plains --
In the rainforest --
Icy world --
Rivers of ice --
In the city --
Useful earth --
Web of life --
World map --
Index.
Other Titles: First encyclopedia of our world
Encyclopedia of our world
The Usborne Internet-linked First Encyclopedia of Our World
Responsibility: Felicity Brooks ; illustrated by David Hancock ; designed by Susannah Owen.

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Pictures accompanied by simple text explore the planet Earth, including day and night, weather, seasons, rocks, mountains, oceans, deserts, the Arctic, rainforests, moon, and space.  Read more...

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