Young readers will learn about our world continent-by-continent not only through the book's lively text, but the beautiful photos, illustrations, and up-to-date maps. They'll discover the land, and, just as important, the people and places around the globe which make each continent unique.
-- Digital physical, thematic, and political maps of the world and each continent. Color tints and hand-drawn shaded relief show peaks, valleys, rivers, lakes, and other features.
-- Regional spreads showing political maps with current country, state, and province information.
-- Dynamic photos that bring the continents to life for young readers, showing off the distinct personality and spirit of each with glimpses into its plants, animals, people, terrain, and principal physical features.
-- A special Millennium Timeline highlighting events from 1000-2000 A.D.
-- A special index featuring each country's flag and a fact file.
-- Hardback and paperback editions.