Illustrations are found on nearly every page, and these and the large font make this encyclopedia very child friendly. The new book of knowledge is an encyclopedia intended primarily for children from 3rd to 8th grades. The new book of knowledge the childrens encyclopedia volume 20wxyz by editors of grolier and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. This set of 20 volumes of the book of knowledge, published in 1930, arrived in great condition. World book awardwinning encyclopedias, childrens books, and. Created in conjunction with the smithsonian institution and with the latest cgi technology, the knowledge encyclopedia is a bold new approach to family reference using 3d rendered images to explore the wonders of the world in unprecedented detail. Grolier incorporated company profile, information, business. The new book of knowledge by grolier encyclopedia 1987 set of 20 plus index on.
The knowledge encyclopedia is essential reading for the whole family, covering every subject imaginable in breathtaking detail. The new book of knowledge nbk continues to address the information needs and afterschool interests of elementary and middleschool children at their reading levels. Upon hutchinss retirement in 1974, adler succeeded him as chairman of the board of editors. An illustrated encyclopedia with articles on history, literature, art and music. This was a topically arranged encyclopedia that was based on arthur mee s childrens encyclopaedia. The new book of knowledge science annual 2004 by maureen mostyn ed liebenson. The new book of knowledge new book of knowledge on. An illustrated encyclopedia with articles on history, lit. It is available to libraries as one of the options in the grolier online reference service, which also includes the grolier multimedia encyclopedia, intended for middle and high school students, and the new book of knowledge, an encyclopedia for elementary and middle school students. Grolier is also the leading online and print publisher of children s reference products including encyclopedia americana, the new book of knowledge, and nueva enciclopedia cumbre, a spanishlanguage encyclopedia sold primarily to u. Knowledge encyclopedia is a large 10 x 12 and 360 pages book from dk publishing that benefits from big, colorful computergenerated images, including 3d images. The book of knowledge the childrens encyclopedia abebooks.
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The new book of knowledge home and school reading and study guides by grolier. I also read the 1997 edition new book of knowledge volume a and also. The book of knowledge was an encyclopedia aimed at juveniles first published in 1912, by the grolier society originally largely a reprint of the british childrens encyclopaedia with revisions related to the united states by holland thompson, over time the encyclopedia evolved into a new entity entirely. The new book of knowledge encyclopedia set vintage. The new book of knowledge encyclopedia set complete set 20 vols with world maps inside inc. Finally in july of 1997, the two companies came to an agreement that settled the lawsuit. Jacksons company grolier acquired the rights to publish it in the u. Inside it states copyright, 1926,1927, the grolier society, copyright 1923,1924. I absolutely cant understand how a customer could get these books in proper sequence when it is a total surprise each time, as to what i receive. The complexities of space, science, nature, technology, art, history, and culture are broken down into simple subjects and supported by statistics, maps, timelines, and graphics to ensure total understanding. Unfollow the new book of knowledge encyclopedia to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. The book of knowledge and the new book of knowledge. A short history of nearly everything by bill bryson, sapiens.
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