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The Reader's Digest
Children's Atlas of the World
The Reader's Digest Children's Atlas of the World has been conceived specifically to meet the needs of children living in today's increasingly information-rich world. Its combination of sophisticated cartography, stunning artwork and authoritative yet accessible text has resulted in the most exciting, comprehensive and lavishly illustrated children's atlas available today.
Dramatic, visually stimulating thematic pages provide a clear introduction to maps. They also explain important geographical concepts in simple language, covering topics ranging from the structure of Earth to the world's environmental problems.
More than 50 detailed maps incorporating digital relief mapping and the latest geographical and political data cover every corner of the globe. Thousands of dynamic, colorful illustrations paint a multifaceted picture of each region, and informative text, up-to-date statistics, amazing fact features and lively captions help the young reader gain a deeper understanding of the world's climates, peoples, resources and wildlife. Fun projects and quizzes add a strong interactive element, encouraging a hands-on approach to learning.
The maps are supplemented by a World Fact File, which includes flags and essential information on every country, and by a useful glossary of geographical terms, and an extensive index and gazetteer.
For children of all ages, this exquisitely produced volume will become the ultimate resource for fun and study, at home and at school.
Start the new millennium with this easy-to-understand atlas of the world. Includes 50+ maps, a fact file on each country and territory, illustrations of places, people, landscapes, and wildlife, and projects, activities, and quizzes. Full color. 3,000 illustrations.