A Child's First Library of Learning

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A Child's First Library of Learning
Author Gakken Co. Ltd
Translator Time-Life
Country Japan, United States, Asia, Australia
Language Japanese, English
Genre Science
Publication date
1970's - Present
ISBN various

A Child's First Library of Learning is a series of books originally published by Gakken Co. Ltd.(translated and published in North America by Time-Life in the late 1980s to the late 1990s).


Titles include:

  • Amazing Facts by Patricia Daniels and Jean B. Crawford
  • Animal Friends
  • Animals in Action
  • Dangerous Animals
  • Dinosaurs
  • Ecology (Ecology and Environment)
  • Everyday Life
  • Explorers & Adventurers
  • Famous Places
  • Feelings and Manners by Allan Fallow
  • Flowers and Trees
  • Geography
  • Health & Safety
  • How Things Work
  • Insect World
  • Inventions (Inventions and Discoveries) by Jean B. Crawford
  • Life in the Water by Gakken
  • Music and Art
  • Nature
  • Our Bodies (Our Body)
  • Pets
  • Science Starter
  • Simple Experiments
  • Sky and Earth
  • The World We Live In
  • Things Around Us
  • Things To Do
  • Wheels And Wings
  • Where Things Come From
  • Wild Animals
  • Wind and Weather


"The World We Live In"

Time-Life does not advertise the book, giving the impression that the books are out of print. Most of the books in A Child's First Library of Learning books by Time-Life are still available through online sellers such as eBay, Amazon and others.

These books are currently published in English exclusively to Asia and Australia under Educational Technologies, a division of the Singapore-based Times Publishing Group.[1]


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