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Dorling Kindersley, Aug 1, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
DK gives a new look to the series that forever changed the nonfiction genre and set the standard for highly informative visual guides. These titles, and those to follow in future seasons, form an indispensable library for the whole family.

Science Titles: These six volumes are part of DK's first set of U.S - published Eyewitness Books. Each volume focuses on a different field of science, and each features clear, expertly written text, color and black - and - white photos, charts, graphics, and 3 - D models -- all of which combine to make complex scientific concepts easy to understand.

Art Titles: Each highly informative visual guide traces the life and work of a great artist, using superb full - color photography to bring the artist's work to life and to explore the conditions and motivations that inspired it.

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Great introduction to Astronomy

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Not encyclopedic by any means this book is an EXCEPTIONAL introduction to astronomy. Very colorful and thoughtfully laid out this book will get you started looking into the depths of the sky. Numerous ... Read full review

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Kristen Lippincott is the former director of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich.

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