Quicklinks for internet-linked books
Choose a page number to see the recommended websites and downloadable pictures. On each page, the first link goes to the website that can also be reached by scanning the QR code printed in the latest edition of this book.
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Please note, these links are relevant for all editions of the Usborne Children’s Encyclopedia, with or without QR codes.
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Children's encyclopedia with QR links
Perfect for a Five Year Old
My five year old loves this book! He got it for Christmas and we've read a few pages every night. It keeps him interested and asking questions. He really comprehends what we read about and it's a fun book to read.
Kristen M, 9th January 2017
Well laid out, visually captivating and includes some key facts that are useful and interesting for young inquiring minds. This made a generous bedtime story that was difficult to put down! Introduces subjects that could initially be overwhelming to children in easily digestible two page chapters. Thanks Usborne for being one of the few publishers that still makes quality entertaining and informative books that do not dumb down or trivialise imagination for the younger generation!
Eve Kharag, 11th November 2016
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