Children's World Atlas
Barnes & Noble, Incorporated, 2004 - Children's atlases - 176 pages
Combining over 100 lavish maps with more than 1,000 vibrant illustrations and photographs, and fun, easy-to-read text, The Children's World Atlas offers young readers a distinctly unique view of their world.Detailed thematic pages give us a complete overview of our place in space, Earth's habitats, and the human story. Striking graphics compare the sizes of our planet's lakes, rivers, countries, and mountains. Pages and pages of amazing maps, incorporating up-to-date political and geographical data, cover every part of the globe, including the oceans.The accompanying fact files provide an encyclopedic survey of each region, with exciting information on resources and land use, places and people, natural features, traditions and culture, and history. A full geographical dictionary enables readers to locate every place name included in the atlas. Finally, by means of satellite imagery and informative captions, Earth is seen from a different perspective-from above.For children of all ages, this atlas is an incomparable tool for reference and browsing, as well as a comprehensive resource for understanding our constantly changing world.
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