The Geography Coloring Book

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HarperCollins, 1991 - Science - 48 pages
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This unique educational tool introduces learners to the countries of the world and the states of the United States. Through active participation, coloring the maps, users gain a broad understanding of the material and retain that understanding. Each section begins with a plate containing a political map, a physical map, and regional maps. "World Thematic Maps" consist of eleven global maps covering climate, rainfall, temperatures, prevailing winds, ocean currents, vegetation, land use, population, racial distribution, languages, and religions presenting a -global- view of human activity. "Flags and Review of Nations" groups flags of the world according to continents, with the illustration of the flag placed close to the country of origin. For children of all ages and their parents who could benefit from a colorful crash course or refresher in geography, and an enjoyable and informative guide to a greater understanding of the world around them. "

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Contents

Preface C
The Countries
The Countries
Western Europe
Europe and Asia
The Countries
Southeast Asia
Oceania I
Western Africa
Eastern Africa
World Climate Regions
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About the author (1991)

Wynn Kapit graduated from the University of Miami, attended the Art Center School in Los Angeles, and received a Masters in Painting from the University of California at Berkley. He also took a class in human anatomy at San Francisco City College. While taking that class, he realized that he could coloring the subject's drawings helped him learn the topic. Kapit, a former graphic designer, and Lawrence Elson, the class instructor, created The Anatomy Coloring Book (1977) which also served as a foundation for The Physiology Coloring Book (1987) and The Geography Coloring Book (1991).

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