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National Geographic 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, weapons, uniforms, technology, military jets, battleships, military technology, top-secret intelligence and more. Topics include five ultimate battles, the greatest commanders of all time, and an entirely interactive chapter, in which kids can decipher 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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JOHN PERRITANO is an award-winning author and journalist who has penned numerous articles and books for children and teens.Some of the published credits of John Perritano include Free at Last! (Graphic America), America at War (Sholastic Series), MX Bikes: Evolution from Primitive Street Machines to State of the Art Off-road Machines (Mxplosion!), American MX (Mxplosion!). He has a Master's Degree in American History from Western Connecticut State University. He lives in Southbury, Conn. The author lives in Southbury, Connecticut.
"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