Britannica All New Children's Encyclopedia: What We Know & What We Don't (Hardback)
  • Britannica All New Children's Encyclopedia: What We Know & What We Don't (Hardback)

Britannica All New Children's Encyclopedia: What We Know & What We Don't (Hardback)

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Hardback 424 Pages / Published: 01/10/2020
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Combining the Encyclopedia Britannica’s authority and reputation with sumptuous design and illustration, this stunning children’s reference work is the perfect gift for inquisitive young readers eager to learn all about the world.     

This substantial, gifty, and compellingly browsable kids encyclopedia takes Britannica's reputation for authentic, trustworthy information and brings it to a whole new audience. The gorgeous volume explores a wide range of child-friendly topics, using text, illustrations, infographics, and photography.

In keeping with Britannica's reputation for expert involvement, each spread include a credit to the expert involved with its creation, and special features highlight some of the most intriguing unsolved puzzles in science, archaeology, history, and engineering.

Chapter subjects include Universe, Earth, Material World, Living World, Being Human, Ancient Civilizations, Medieval to Modern, and Today's World and Beyond.

Publisher: What on Earth Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781912920471
Number of pages: 424
Dimensions: 280 x 210 mm


"An amazing, colourful collection of fantastic facts."

-- Jacqueline Wilson

"A book of wonders and a wonderful book!"

-- Anthony Horowitz

"A fantastic new voyage through world history."

* The Telegraph *

"A cartwheeling compendium of interconnected facts, questions, answers and not-sures, taking the reader from the Big Bang to the future of thought-controlled body parts, and bursting with colourful visuals and snappy paragraphs."

* The Telegraph *

"The Britannica All New Children's Encyclopedia brings a world of knowledge right to your fingertips."

* National Geographic Kids Magazine *

"This is a triumph of nonfiction publishing for children which sets a gold standard."

-- Nikki Gamble * Just Imagine *

"Covering more than 170 topics, this is the ideal gift for curious minds."

-- Charlotte Heathcote * Sunday Express *

"Informative and inspiring for curious readers."

* The Sunday Times, Children's Books of the Year 2020 *

"There really is no-one better to ask the questions-and bring you the answers ... than the brainboxes at Britannica."

* The Daily Mail *

"Britannica's All New Children's Encyclopedia (edited by Christopher Lloyd) showed us the world in a book. And what a feast for the eyes as well as the mind it was, with bold, colourful illustrations and well-chosen, inclusive photography. Experts from diverse backgrounds around the world were consulted, and crucial topics such as slavery, AI and the climate crisis covered."

* The Guardian *

"A must have for every family bookshelf."

* The Telegraph *

"A stunningly designed 424-page compendium of over 1,000 powerful photos and explanatory illustrations, all with the visual punch of an Avengers movie, plus bite-size chunks of information, delivered in appealing formats including lists, quizzes, knowledge connectors and unusual facts."

* Booklaunch *

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“A must have on your bookshelf!”

A fantastic encyclopaedia that even I as an adult enjoy! Concise but still full of information that’s easy to understand with amazing imagery through out. Pretty much covers everything you need in a stunning format. A... More

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“Better than the internet any day.”

The internet might hold every piece of information known to humanity, but it's still not the same as having facts presented to you in a book such as this.
Full of photos and illustrations, moving chronologically... More

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