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


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This latest volume in Black Dog's bestselling, award-winning series for kids explores the countries, terrains, and cultures of our fascinating planet

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.

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 and A Child's Introduction to Greek Mythology. She is a former children's book editor and lives in Basking Ridge, New Jersey.

Meredith Hamilton graduated from Brown University and has an MFA from the School of Visual Arts. Formerly an art director at Newsweek and Time, she illustrated the previous six books in the Child's Introduction series, among other books, and her work can be found in magazines and animations as well. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and three children.

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Alexander, Heather
Black Dog & Leventhal
Hamilton, Meredith
Hamilton, Meredith
People & Places - General
Science & Nature - Earth Sciences - Geography
Children s-People and Cultures
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Geography
Education-Teaching Methods & Materials - Social Science
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Hardback - With dust jacket
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Grade Level:
from 3 up to 8
10.28x9.90x.90 in. 1.80 lbs.
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