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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 hefty hard back book featuring more than 400 pages of information, pictures, graphics, biographies, vocabulary and so much more. The book feels luxurious and the thick paper makes this a pleasure to dip in and out of or read cover to cover."

* ReadingZone.com *

"The pages are visually stunning with incredible illustrations, diagrams and maps ...This is a superb text that is deserving of its place in any primary school classroom and library, as well as on home bookshelves for pleasure and fun. Well designed and pleasing to hold and read, it is an incredible book. Up-to-date information will aid research and knowledge and enable children to quench their thirst for facts and knowledge."

* ReadingZone.com *

"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 *

"The book is a cornucopia of the wonderous. It's authoritative and appealing in its text, illustration and design."

-- Nikki Gamble, Director, Just Imagine * Exploring Children's Literature *

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

-- Nikki Gamble, Director, Just Imagine * Exploring Children's Literature *

"Simply bursting with facts and fun, the Britannica All New Children's Encyclopedia offers home learning for all the family to enjoy."

* Lancaster Guardian *

"This book helps educate children to be critical, confident, and independent-minded thinkers."

* The School Reading List *

"The thinking parent's children's Christmas present for 2020."

* The School Reading List *

"The Britannica All New Children's Encyclopedia is divided into eight chapters that take readers on a journey."

* iNews *

"Clearly labelled diagrams adorn every page which is split up into short bursts of knowledge organised in an intriguing not overwhelming fashion. One of my favourite features is towards the end of each chapter. The 'Ask the Experts!' followed by the quiz."

* Mister Bodd *

"This is a highly recommendable gift for children and an essential for KS2 classrooms or primary school libraries. While it may initially appeal as a fact-finder or a reference book, it will quickly charm its readers into enjoying the quest for knowledge as a pleasure pursuit and will become a popular choice for browsing, flicking through, dipping into and pondering deeply at knowns and known unknowns alike."

* Books for Topics *

"What on Earth has reported 'astonishing demand' for its first collaboration with Britannica Inc, the Britannica All New Children's Encyclopedia: What We Know & What We Don't. The book sold 6,000 copies in its first week on sale. In the US, forward orders ahead of publication on 13 October are more than 21,000 copies. In Australia, where What on Earth's titles are distributed by Walker Books, there are orders for 5,000 copies. Reprints are in hand: 20,000 copies for the US and 15,000 for the UK."

* Book Brunch *

"Knowledge is organised through patterns and connections, and brains love to connect things. This new encyclopedia helps to make these connections which in turn leads to more questions opening more pathways, more curiosity and more learning."

* The West Australian *

"An enticing window onto a wonderful world of ideas to explore ... I didn't know how much I had missed browsing through a good encyclopedia until I picked up this one."

-- Mike Davies * Teach Primary Magazine *

"This is a highly recommendable gift for children and an essential for KS2 classrooms or primary school libraries. While it may initially appeal as a fact-finder or a reference book, it will quickly charm its readers into enjoying the quest for knowledge as a pleasure pursuit and will become a popular choice for browsing, flicking through, dipping into and pondering deeply at knowns and known unknowns alike."

-- Books for Topics

"With eye-catching graphics, this new encyclopedia captures more subjects than you can imagine, all checked and approved by scientific experts. You can spend hours finding out about, well, anything."

* The Week Junior *

"This stunning book is a treasure trove of information. Visually superb, facts are presented in engaging, accessible formats ... The book is edited by the renowned Christopher Lloyd. There are more than a thousand fantastic photos and illustrations. Every time I open this compendium I have been intrigued by something new. Don't miss it."

-- Brenda Marshall * The English Association *

"It's a beautifully constructed primer of just about everything. It's everything an encyclopedia should be, without the risk you'll find horrible misinformation like you might from a google search. Visually stunning, it's the sort of book I'd have loved leafing through as an 11-year-old. It's chock full of facts and brimming with explanations. The various different sidebars keep things interesting, providing different methods of imparting information. There is something of interest on every page."

-- Robin Brooks * Geek Dad *

"A much-anticipated, landmark publication, possibly the publication of the year ... Authoritative, comprehensive and a visceral visual delight."

* Armadillo Magazine *

"The perfect one-stop shop for every bit of information you wanted to know. This extensive and lavish book is perfect for discovering all types of STEM facts and subjects as well as all manner of other fascinating facts."

* WRD Magazine *

"This gorgeous encyclopedia covers everything ... Perfectly set out with special features, expert opinions and inviting images."

* Women's Weekly Magazine *

"Packed with easy-to-understand facts and stunning colour pictures, this chunky compendium covers a vast range of topics with the help of some of the world's finest minds. Test your knowledge with quizzes, and, most thrillingly of all, discover mysteries just waiting to be solved."

-- Marianne Levy * iNews *

"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 children's encyclopedia is a Christmas gift that lasts a lifetime and none is more authoritative than Britannica All New Children's Encyclopedia."

* Big Issue North *

"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."

-- Editor's Note * 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.

Additional information

NGR9781912920471
Britannica All New Children's Encyclopedia: What We Know & What We Don't by Christopher Lloyd
New
Hardback
What on Earth Publishing Ltd
2020-10-01
424
1912920476
9781912920471
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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