Kingfisher First Encyclopedia is the ideal introductory encylopedia for young children, containing a range of favourite topics explained in an understandable, accessible manner. One hundred entries are clearly presented, with simple, informative text and attractive artworks and photographs which aid understanding and enhance the book's appeal to young readers. There are over 1,500 exciting colour illustrations. The encyclopdedia is perfect for children who are just learning to look up information for themselves. The alphabetical arrangement is easy to use, and cross-reference boxes help readers move through the book to find related topics. It includes all the information children will need to find out about the world around them, from animals and plants, geography and weather, transport, science and space to dance, money and sport. The Kingfisher First Encyclopedia makes a superb companion to the Kingfisher First Dictionary and the Kingfisher First Thesaurus, to kick-start a fantastic home reference library.