When? Where? What? Why? This stimulating and comprehensive encyclopedia for children provides answers to all the questions that kids love to ask.Developed and written by experts, The New Children's Encyclopedia has sold more than one million copies worldwide. Each chapter of this best-seller is jam-packed with maps, charts, timelines, diagrams, beautiful images and amazing facts. Did you know, for example, that a single drop of blood contains around five million blood cells? Or that deserts can be found in all seven of Earth's continents?Prepare to build your knowledge on a wide range of topics, including Earth, plants and animals, history and politics, science and technology, space exploration, and the human body. For easy navigation, this encyclopedia is arranged thematically with more than 9,000 indexed entries and 2,500 colourful images. Cross-reference icons also encourage children to explore and discover linked information, feeding their curiosity and building their general knowledge.DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.DK's aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.