How hot does it get on the Sun? What really went on aboard a pirate ship? What was life like for kids a hundred years ago? How much did dinosaurs eat? From a tour of the human skeleton and the five senses to modern technology and inventions, from life in the desert to a day at a fire station, readers can expect to be delighted and fascinated at each turn of the page. With subjects so inviting and accessible, kids can open this book anywhere that catches their attention, and learn many valuable and appealing new things. Richly illustrated in a wide variety of exceptional and colorful graphic styles, the comprehensive text delivers stimulating and educational information for young readers as never before. Seven detailed chapters are divided into more than 70 entertaining and thought-provoking subjects. From going to the circus to discovering the world of plants, from soaring over mountain peaks to visiting the city museum, this rich, lively, and clearly organized world-in-a-book is aimed at the children of today. It will entertain them with answers to questions they might not even have known they had, and help them take joy in figuring out the world around them.