Book Description: Learning begins here! With this accessible, easy-to-use, feature-rich, family reference, children of eight years and upwards will find help with homework and school projects, be able to satisfy their own curiosity, or simply enjoy browsing. This is the most comprehensive, visually enticing, one-volume encyclopedia available for children today. Organized A-Z, over 450 main entries and 1,500 subentries cover all the facts kids want and need to know: from science, technology, and space to history and the arts. Lavishly illustrated with more than 3,500 photos, artworks, cutaways, and maps, ensuring your child understands even the most complex subjects.