Out on 18 July 2024

The Kingfisher Science Encyclopedia

Kingfisher (individual)

Ages 7 to 12
18 July 2024
496 pages


Science and technology is a part of our past, present and future. It makes up everything we do and everything we are.

Split into ten thematic chapters, The Kingfisher Science Encyclopedia explores key scientific fields including space and time, technology, power, the human body and the environment. This newly revised fourth edition details the very latest facts and data with clear text and more than 1000 photos and illustrations to inform and amaze. It has been fully updated by expert authors to include the latest groundbreaking discoveries in the world of science, including SpaceX launches, the fight against climate change, and the advancement of AI.

What's more, this new edition is enhanced with over 20 annotated 3D Augmented Reality models to enrich the learning experience. Simply download the free AR app to your smartphone or tablet, and scan the pages of the book whenever you see the AR symbol. You'll be amazed to see a beating human heart come to life in front of your eyes. Then zoom into a cross-section of a plant cell to see what's inside, explore the International Space Station from every angle, and much more. This AR-enhanced book truly is an essential go-to science resource for children aged 7 up and all the family.

Kingfisher's encyclopedias are award-winning, information-packed reference books for all the family, saving hours of unguided internet trawling. The new, updated editions are beautiful versions of these trusted favourites – perfect for gifts and reference alike. If you want one science encyclopedia, this is it!