Britannica All New Kids' Encyclopedia: What We Know & What We Don't

Category: Book
By (author): Group, Britannica
Edited By: Lloyd, Christopher
Foreword By: Luebering, J.E.
Subject:  JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / General
  JUVENILE NONFICTION / Reference / Encyclopedias
  JUVENILE NONFICTION / Reference / General
  JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / General (see also headings under Animals
Audience: children/juvenile
Publisher: What on Earth Publishing
Published: October 2020
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 424
Size: 11.00in x 8.30in x 1.50in
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Additional Notes

From The Publisher*

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.

From The Publisher*The first new children's Britannica encyclopedia to be published in more than eight years, with all new material, specially commissioned illustrations, and awe-inspiring information from world-experts across all aspects of knowledge
Review Quote*

"This exciting single-volume compendium ranges across time and space, and it's packed with pictures." - Meghan Cox Gurdon, The Wall Street Journal

"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." - Jennifer Krauss, Children's Books Editor, The New York Times

"Tech-free educational fun" - Asia McLain, BuzzFeed

"This book of amazing facts you can trust will provide hundreds of hours of fun learning for curious children and their families." - Heidi K. Rojek, City Book Review

"A book of wonders and a wonderful book!" - Anthony Horowitz, author of the bestselling Alex Rider teen spy series

"Well-illustrated and info-packed, this is a wonderful encyclopedia for the curious kids in all our lives" - Mary Pope Osborne, author of the bestselling Magic Tree House series

"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." - BookBrunch

"True to Britannica's rigorous approach, every page has been verified by an expert consultant from a group of more than 100 specialists in their fields. This volume features over 1,000 stunning photographs and illustrations and hundreds of astonishing facts to captivate even the most digitally dependent children." - ANB Media, Inc

"Unlike some other publications of its ilk, the Britannica All New Kids' Encyclopedia … uses a narrative format to tell the story of the world from the beginning of time to the present day and even into the future. It covers history, STEM subjects, animals, and more." - The World's Video Wiki

"An updated classic."- Robin Brooks, GeekDad

Biographical Note

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.

J. E. Luebering is Executive Editor of Encyclopaedia Britannica. He lives in Chicago, Illinois.