A Child's Introduction to the World: Geography, Cultures, and People--From the Grand Canyon to the Great Wall of China

Heather Alexander (Author) Meredith Hamilton (Illustrator)
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Description

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, its geography, culture, and people. 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.

Product Details

Price
$19.99  $18.39
Publisher
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Publish Date
May 26, 2010
Pages
96
Dimensions
9.9 X 0.9 X 10.28 inches | 1.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781579128326
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About the Author

Heather Alexander has written numerous books for children and young adults including previous titles in this series, A Child's Introduction to the World, A Child's Introduction to Greek Mythology, and A Child's Introduction to Art. She is a former book editor and lives in Los Angeles, CA. Meredith Hamilton has illustration the previous eight books in the Child's Intro series. Her other illustration work includes apps for children, cookbooks, and Steuben glass. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.