2020 Reprint of 1924 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition and not reproduced with Optical Recognition software. Profusely illustrated with drawings and charts. A Child’s History of the World is a general history of the world from the beginning of things up to the present, which a child as young as nine years of age can read or have read to him and understand without supplementary help or explanation. It is the result of over twenty years of teaching the subject to young children and of five years writing it. The books is now considered in a classic in its field.