The Great Illustrated Encyclopedia
Q-files is an online encyclopedia, designed for children aged 8 to 13, and ideal for K-12 schools and public libraries. Containing more than 1400 pages, all vetted by academic experts, this educational resource has in-depth coverage of science, nature, prehistory, astronomy, technology, history, geography, and the arts. Every page is brimming with information, including bite-sized facts (“Q-facts”), top-quality illustrations, diagrams, photos, and videos. Great for homework help, class exercises, and for building lesson plans.
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Why Q-files Will Benefit Your School or Library
When you subscribe to Q-files, you will have acquired the digital equivalent of an encyclopedia running to hundreds of volumes for your school or library. Just like any reference books worthy of the name, every page on the Q-files site has been carefully checked over by academic experts, so you can trust the content absolutely.
“While there are many, many websites where pupils are able to access information, Q-files has been the most trustworthy and reliable site I’ve experienced.”
Teacher, Gallions Primary School, Newham, London UK
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