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Britannica All New Kids' Encyclopedia: What We Know & What We Don't Hardcover – Illustrated, 13 October 2020

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  • Language : English
  • Hardcover : 424 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1912920484
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1912920488
  • Reading age : 8 - 12 years
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"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

"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

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. Its beloved Encyclopaedia Britannica is the world's oldest English-language general encyclopedia, first published in 1768 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Today, Britannica continues to create innovative and engaging learning experiences through books, digital content and educational tools. Over three thousand expert contributors have helped make Britannica what it is today, including former U.S. presidents, professional athletes, Nobel laureates, and Pulitzer Prize winners. Britannica's mission to inspire curiosity and the joy of learning helps build the world's future thinkers and innovators. They are based in Chicago, Illinois.

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.

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