Synopses & Reviews
This amazing book combines attractive maps and pictures, flags, globes, information panels, diagrams, and charts to give an overview of the entire continent of Asia, with country close-ups included. Readers will also be learning about famous people, animals, plants, places, and products. The Great Wall of China, the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, the Trans-Siberian Railway, Petra, Ur, the Taj Mahal, Mount Fuji, and Angkor Wat are among the many places discussed. The politics and history section includes a timeline of significant dates in Asia's history.