Getting a child's attention is hard enough, but holding it is the real challenge. "My First Britannica" succeeds. The exciting series, suitable for ages 6-12, takes young readers to the farthest reaches of the solar system, to every corner of the globe, back to the ancient myths of Greece and Rome and inside the circuitry in the walls of their homes. Organised by topics like space and animals, packed with colour photographs and specially commissioned illustrations, varied in article types from poems to biographies and written at the appropriate reading level, this stimulating reference set will build the foundation of a lifelong journey of reading. To encourage learning, each article has fascinating Did you know flashes, which give fun facts relating to the topic.Another great feature, Search light poses a question on the article being read to check a child's understanding. An added attraction is volume 13, a complete A-Z Index and Reference Guide by topic, to guide children to the right volume.What makes "My First Britannica" unique?
Volumes are arranged thematically around topic areas that children enjoy; 800 colour photographs and rich illustrations bring the information to life; universal in perspective, providing a cross-cultural view of the world; topics are geared towards school subjects; articles are written so that children can understand them; perfect for English-language learners everywhere; 12 volumes plus index; more than 525 articles; and, fun facts and activities for better retention and enjoyment.