TIME For Kids Announce New Kids Book: Big Book of When

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If you were asked to come up with a list of the most important events, inventions, people, or discoveries in the past 100 or 1,000 years, what would you choose? Are they all moments in history that you want your kids to know about?  The editors of TIME For Kids did just that for the new Big Book of When, the newest release from Time Home Entertainment Inc.’s hugely successful Big Book Series. Big Book of When is, available at timeforkids.com/bigbookofwhen and at retailers nationwide.


Big Book of When is a riveting new resource for younger curious readers. The engaging and instructive book presents kids with answers to the kinds of intriguing questions that appeal to their sense of curiosity about when the most important events in history happened. At more than 190 pages, the hardcover book is full of colorful graphs, spectacular photos, and clear, engaging timelines to help kids ages 8 and up answer a myriad of questions.  My 9 year old has been enjoying this book since she got out of school for the summer!  I love that she is still "unknowingly" being educated and she loves to explore the facts in the book and ask me questions as she goes.  It makes for great conversation between everyone at the dinner table too! 

The book is divided into 11 subjects: time, animals, communications, flight, energy, the solar system, the digital age, food, transportation, civilizations and sports. Sample questions include the following:

1.      When did people begin to use calendars?

2.      When did dinosaurs die out?

3.      When was the first book printed?

4.      When did an airplane first break the sound barrier?

5.      When was electricity discovered?

6.      When do we see shooting stars?b2ap3_thumbnail_614A35NZclL.jpg

7.      When was the first text message sent?

8.      When was the first sandwich made?

9.      When did people begin riding on trains?

10.  When did the Maya vanish?

11.  When was the first Super Bowl?

“When did people first pop popcorn? When was ice cream first eaten? When were videogames invented? The Big Book of When answers these questions and many more your kids might ask,” said Nellie Cutler. “Big Book of When is a must-have book to satisfy the most curious kids who can explore topics such as walking on the moon and the ruins of ancient civilizations. They can find a topic that most interests them, dive right in and have fun.”                                   

Big Book of When - From Time Home Entertainment Inc. and TIME For Kids can be found on Amazon by clicking here!

About TIME For Kids
TIME For Kids is a weekly classroom news magazine that motivates kids to read! Issues cover a wide range of real-world, and topics in the news kids want to learn about. A powerful teaching tool, TIME For Kids builds reading and writing skills. 

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    Kim Haley Monday, 14 July 2014

    Great book

    This book looks like something my daughter would love. It's kind of like a bathroom reader for kids!

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    shannon zupan Monday, 14 July 2014

    This book would be great for my daughter

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