Synopses & Reviews
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Here's the perfect gift for kids interested in...anything. This unique mixture of atlas of the world and encyclopedia will answer any question they can come up with about the world around us. Inside these lively, colorful pages are earth's secrets, from our place in space to the formation of the continents to geological activity, and an introduction to every kind of wildlife and animal habitat. A presentation of human civilizations throughout history discusses language, clothing, celebrations, and different ways of worship. Maps of every country and many cities, plus flags of every nation, complete this engaging tour of planet Earth and its inhabitants.
Four books in one-divided into Planet Earth, Wildlife of the World, People and Places, and an Atlas-with an easy-to-follow structure.
Fascinating facts on subjects ranging from natural history to ancient history, farming, and art.
Pages filled with lively, eye-catching photographs and illustrations of our solar system, natural wonders, historical monuments, and animal life.
Simple, effective charts and colorful relief maps of the seven continents present information at a glance.
“Each topical spread is a mix of small photos, paintings, and maps surrounded by explanatory paragraphs and finished off with see-also references to other spreads. Regional maps expand to page size or beyond, framed by flags and statistical summaries. Readers will be absorbed.”—School Library Journal.
“An engrossing book to nudge reluctant readers toward truly interesting topics.”—Boston Globe. Selected as Outstanding by Parent Council®.