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Britannica All New Kids' Encyclopedia: What We Know & What We Don't Hardcover – Illustrated, October 13, 2020
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Earth? Space? Animals? History? STEM? The Britannica All New Kids’ Encyclopedia has them all.
This beautifully illustrated, 424-page compendium of knowledge is a must-have addition to every family bookshelf and library collection!
With more than 100 expert consultants from around the world, and over 1000 images, including specially commissioned illustrations and stunning photography, this single-volume encyclopedia for kids takes Britannica’s reputation for authentic, trustworthy information and brings it to a whole new audience.
Unlike old encyclopedias that are structured from A to Z, this encyclopedia takes you on a journey from the beginning of time to the present day – and even into the future! It explores a wide range of topics and is divided into eight chapters by subject: Universe, Earth, Matter, Life, Humans, Ancient & Medieval Times, Modern Times, and Today & Tomorrow.
This book of amazing facts you can trust will provide hundreds of hours of fun learning for curious children and their families.
"A book of wonders and a wonderful book!" - Anthony Horowitz
"Well-illustrated and info-packed, this is a wonderful encyclopedia for the curious kids in all our lives." - Mary Pope Osborne
"An amazing, colourful collection of fantastic facts." - Jacqueline Wilson
"A refreshing transparency distinguishes Britannica’s All New Kids’ Encyclopedia, from the ultrasmart subtitle to the mini profiles of its experts. Visually driven, with factoids, lists, infographics, even quizzes." - The New York Times, Holiday Gift Guide 2020
"This exciting single-volume compendium ranges across time and space, and it's packed with pictures." - Meghan Cox Gurdon, The Wall Street Journal
“Tech-free educational fun.” - Asia McLain, BuzzFeed
"Chock full of fun and fascinating facts and brimming with explanations that get kids asking for more." - Janelle Randazza, USA Today
“This book can be used for fun information learning but could also be a great resource for a homeschooling parent for unit studies. The book can be used for readers as young as 10 years old and can easily be enjoyed by adults.” - Youth Services Book Review
About the Author
Christopher Lloyd graduated with a double-first class degree in history from Cambridge University. Christopher became Technology Editor with The Sunday Times newspaper in London and is now a bestselling author of more than fifteen books on world history including What on Earth Happened? (Bloomsbury), the series of What on Earth Timeline Wallbooks, Absolutely Everything! and more. He is in great demand as a lecturer and public speaker throughout the world, including at TEDx talks, conferences, educational seminars, museums, festivals and schools. Christopher Lloyd lives in Tonbridge, UK.
J. E. Luebering is Executive Editor of Encyclopaedia Britannica and he lives in Chicago, Illinois.
- Publisher : Britannica Books; Illustrated edition (October 13, 2020)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 424 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1912920484
- ISBN-13 : 978-1912920488
- Reading age : 5 - 9 years, from customers
- Grade level : 3 - 7
- Item Weight : 3.95 pounds
- Dimensions : 8.5 x 1.5 x 11.25 inches
- Best Sellers Rank: #1,318 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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One negative side, the book is heavy and quite large, so the little one is afraid to read it while lying on the bed (for now :) )