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Britannica All New Children's Encyclopedia By Christopher Lloyd

Britannica All New Children's Encyclopedia by Christopher Lloyd

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The first new children's Britannica encyclopedia to be published in more than eight years, with all-new material, specially commissioned illustrations, and created in collaboration with more than 100 expert consultants across all aspects of knowledge

Britannica All New Children's Encyclopedia Summary

Britannica All New Children's Encyclopedia: What We Know & What We Don't by Christopher Lloyd

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.

Britannica All New Children's Encyclopedia Reviews

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 *

About Christopher Lloyd

Christopher Lloyd was Technology Editor with The Sunday Times newspaper in London before becoming a bestselling author. His books for children include the What on Earth Books series of Wallbooks, Humanimal and the bestselling Absolutely Everything! He is in great demand as a lecturer and public speaker. Christopher Lloyd lives in Tonbridge, UK.

Britannica Group is a global education leader with over 250 years of dedication to seeking out facts and providing insight into the mysteries of the universe. Britannica's mission to inspire curiosity and the joy of learning helps build the world's future thinkers and innovators.

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Britannica All New Children's Encyclopedia: What We Know & What We Don't by Christopher Lloyd
Used - Like New
What on Earth Publishing Ltd
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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