This encyclopedia provides the best of all worlds to its readers. Completely up-to-date, it brings a wealth of information to the whole family. Its straightforward, alphabetical layout and clear design make the book an outstanding reference work, while the lavish, colourful illustrations ensure that it's always a pleasure to use. It covers a huge range of diverse topics from animals, travel, machines, technology and the human body to history, religion, politics, food, sports and space. Ages 9 years and over.