Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia

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The Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia is an encyclopedia marketed for use by children ages 7-17.[1] The single-volume work emphasizes visuals like illustrations, photographs, maps, and timelines over breadth of coverage, and entries are supplemented by an official website and URLs to third party resources.[2][3][4] It is in its seventh edition, published since 2010 by Dorling Kindersley.[5] It was shortlisted for a 2001 Blue Peter Book Award in the "Best Book of Knowledge" category.[6]


  1. ^ "Review: DK Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia". Booklist. Retrieved 28 October 2014. 
  2. ^ Thebridge, Stella (2011). Reference Reviews. 25 (3).  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ Carcich, Mary Ann; Grabarek, Daryl; Minkel, Walter (February 2001). "Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia (Book Review)". School Library Journal. 47 (2): 78. 
  4. ^ Bennett, Kathy (December 1998). "DK Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia [book review]". BookPage. 
  5. ^ Auerbach, Barbara (August 2010). School Library Journal. 56 (8): 68.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ "Dorling Kindersley children's illustrated encyclopedia". WorldCat. Retrieved 27 October 2014.