by Hachette Children s Books (Author)


The best-selling single-volume encyclopedia for children is now revised and fully updated. Major updates include: World Trade Center and the 'war against terrorism', Afghan war and the overthrow of the Taliban, Iraq war and the fall of Saddam Hussein, EU expansion and the introduction of the euro, and Spread of SARS. This is the only truly comprehensive single-volume encyclopedia, featuring the latest research and information on all topics. Over 50 expert consultants from around the world were involved in the planning and compilation, giving unrivalled authority and accuracy. Educational advisers ensured that the "Oxford Illustrated Encyclopedia" meets the needs of today's child, at home and at school. The accessible A-Z layout gives quick and easy access to information. It encourages study and research: extensive cross-referencing and two major indexes (thematic and general) provide a powerful tool for research and project work.


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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 672
Edition: Rev e.
Publisher: Franklin Watts
Published: 29 Oct 1998

ISBN 10: 0199104441
ISBN 13: 9780199104444
Children’s book age: 9-11 Years
Book Overview: The one-stop information resource for home and school