A Child's Introduction To The World
Author: Heather Alexander
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Illustrator: Meredith Hamilton
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Geography, Cultures, and People - From the Grand Canyon to the Great Wall of China. Readers ages 9 to 12 will travel around the globe, from Greenland to Tasmania, learning the locations and characteristics of continents, countries, and states and provinces in this lively introduction to our world. Starting with the basics hemispheres, latitude and longitude, continental drift, map notation, landforms, population density, and more the book gives kids a solid foundation to begin exploring world geography. Each section profiles a different continent, including climates and biomes (tundra, grasslands, etc.), mountain ranges and bodies of water, people and cultures, governments and industries, wildlife, and much more. And sidebars throughout offer biographies of explorers, fun facts, and projects kids can do with parents or on their own. The book also includes a pop-up paper globe and reusable stickers.
With 150 charming, original watercolor illustrations, "A Child's Introduction to the World "is an entertaining and comprehensive overview of our fascinating planet.
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