NG Kids Everything Battles captures all of the action and valor of the battlefield, as well as the trappings that go with it. Kids will browse eye-popping photographs and illustrations, as they peruse fascinating facts and information about armor, weapon, uniforms, technology, military jets, battleships, military technology, top secret intellgence and more. Topics will include five ultimate battles, the greatest commanders of all time, and an entirely interactive chapter, in which kids will deciper a secret code, develop their own battlefield strategy, and more. Throughout this dynamic book, layers of authoritative information and fun sidebars and facts make historic events accessible and fascinating for young readers.
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"Like its mates in the Everything series, this browser-friendly title fills up single-topic spreads (here battles) with a colorful mix of historical images, period photos, and pictures of costumed reenactors accompanied by breezy commentar." --Booklist
"There are fantastic pictures throughout, and every single page is packed with facts and historical tidbits; the information in here covers battles the world over, too, not just ones out of American history." --San Francisco Book Review
National Geographic Kids Everything Battles by John Perritano and James Spears