The Ultimate Guidebooks for the Minecraft Super Fan

by Sarah Peed

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It doesn’t matter if your kid is a Minecraft noob or the most battle-hardened veteran: There is always more to learn. And with the new, up-to-date Minecraft Guidebooks, there are plenty of options to choose from to expand a player’s skill base and help them to be the most knowledgeable Minecrafter around. But which one is right for your child? Do they enjoy building extravagant structures, or fending off hordes of monsters? Are they more into tinkering with complicated gadgets, or exploring new and difficult-to-reach worlds? Here’s our handy primer for which guide to choose.

  • For dragon slayers in the making…

  • Minecraft: Guide to the Nether & the End

    by Mojang AB and The Official Minecraft Team

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    That’s right, this guide will show you how to reach and defeat the fabled ender dragon. But first, you’ll have to brave the perilous Nether dimension, navigating new terrain and dodging fearless enemies to gather unique provisions. It’s a daunting undertaking for even the most heroic adventurer, but this brand-new guide will lead the way!

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