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A sample famous first fact: in New Amsterdam (now New York City), the first police force was employed, consisting of eight men. COPYRIGHT Midwest Book Review No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder. Since its debut in , The World Almanac and Book of Facts has become the best-selling American reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. This essential household and workplace desk reference is “the most useful reference book known to modern man,” according to the L.A. ed New York Times crossword puzzle editor Will Shortz calls it his “#1 reference.
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Since our founding inFirst Book has distributed more than million books and educational resources to programs and. Each subject in the "First Facts" reference series is covered within a uniquely designed two-page spread.
Timelines, beautiful large-format color photos and engravings, and easy-to-digest bulleted facts all enhance the presentation and help to provide the most essential information simply, at a glance/5(1).
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In the First Facts series, a look at life in ancient Rome, presented in double-page spreads, each of which is centered on one fact, such as ``Rich Romans Ate Flamingos and Peacocks'' and ``Many Roman Soldiers Couldn't Speak Latin.'' Each spread contains a few paragraphs of information, numerous small captioned pictures.
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First published inthis robust sixth edition covering back to 10, B.C.E. now includes more than entries (some of them new) and a bevy of new illustrations.
While authors Steven. About this book. First Facts Bugs introduces children to the world of reading, with lively ilustrations and simple text to help build confidence and development. Bursting with fun bug facts and figures, children will love flicking through and learning as they go. Count the first one hundred days of school with Emily in this fun, fact-filled book.
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