Important historical topics from the Stone Age and Ancient Egypt to the US Civil War and World War II are clearly explained in this fun and informative illustrated history book for children. First History Encyclopedia covers everything a young child needs to know, and provides a strong foundation for history learning through the school years. It is the perfect homework help book to support children as they begin to learn about history. This history book sits in DK's popular First Reference series. It introduces exciting periods and civilizations, such as the Romans, Vikings, and Aztecs, that will get kids hooked on learning about the past.