Children's Encyclopedia of Earth

By Michael Allaby,

Book cover of Children's Encyclopedia of Earth

Book description

How do twisters form? What makes lightening strike? Why are tropical rain forests the lungs of our planet? Curious kids want to know everything about their planet. They’ll find the answers to their questions here, as they investigate our world from its core to its cosmic connections.

Shepherd is reader supported. We may earn an affiliate commission when you buy through links on our website. (learn more)

Why read it?

1 author picked Children's Encyclopedia of Earth as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

This book stands as one of the last great paper encyclopedias created for children in this day and age of digital searches, and that is what I love about it. As you leaf through its pages, it is reminiscent of turning the stone pages of our own planet’s 4.6 billion-year-old story, featuring the evolution of life, culminating in us! This beautifully illustrated and written encyclopedia presents the most up-to-date information about planet Earth in a style and format designed for children, but which will appeal to a wide range of readers. With hundreds of photographs, illustrations, diagrams, and maps, it…

From Robert's list on our planet’s geological wonders.

Want books like Children's Encyclopedia of Earth?

Our community of 6,000+ authors has personally recommended 10 books like Children's Encyclopedia of Earth.

Browse books like Children's Encyclopedia of Earth

5 book lists we think you will like!

Interested in earth, geology, and evolution?

6,000+ authors have recommended their favorite books and what they love about them. Browse their picks for the best books about earth, geology, and evolution.

Earth Explore 196 books about earth
Geology Explore 38 books about geology
Evolution Explore 90 books about evolution