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. 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. An amazing compendium of knowledge to satisfy the most curious minds, featuring 416 pages of mind-boggling facts and 1500 illustrations!