Know It All: The Little Book of Essential Knowledge : Wish you were the person who's always ready with an answer to any question? Can't find just the right thing to say when you want to start a conversation at a party? Know It All will give you the edge you need, providing general knowledge that covers all the bases in a nutshell - intriguing, useful facts about the universe, Planet Earth, life in all its forms . . . the birth of agriculture and the rise of civilizations . . . inventions and discoveries and artistic endeavors. And that's just for starters. To test your newfound knowledge, you'll be able to quiz yourself throughout with short quizzes following each chapter and a super-duper one at the end.