Discover the awesome world we live in with new encyclopedia

Our planet is a veritable showcase for astounding facts and the source of millions of amazing photos. Everything about it is highlighted in a stunning new encyclopedia from Miles Kelly Publishing.

Discover the Awesome World has been produced in association with the Discovery Channel and put an awe inspiring twist on core reference subjects. From the majestic features of earth and the greatest events of nature to the outrageous feats of risk takers.

Add in the incredible archaeological discoveries that have been made over the years and you have an action packed and dramatic text to read whilst taking in the design concept that can only be described as dynamic. All these features together bring you a mind blowing reading experience that you won’t want to put down.

Find out why jogging is more dangerous than sky diving and who has the heavier brain, men or women. The book is split into six fascinating sections, covering nature, Earth, history, people, science and technology.

Discover the Awesome World is authored by an expert team of UK-based, non-fiction authors. Contributor and school teacher Camilla de la Bedoyere says: “The Discover the World series is packed full of extraordinary facts and breath-taking photography that will leave children (and adults) of all ages amazed by the awesomeness of our world. There’s something for everyone!”

Discover the Awesome World follows the successful launch of Miles Kelly’s Discovery Channel™ books. In 2011 the company published the bestselling encyclopedia Discover the Extreme World, which was one of only four titles shortlisted for The Blue Peter Book Awards 2012. The books are aimed at ages 9–99, making it an ideal gift for all the family.