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A Child's Introduction To The World

by Heather Alexander, Meredith Hamilton

Explores the different countries and cultures of our fascinating planet with engrossing text and charming illustrations - plus activities to show young readers how to create their own maps.

FORMAT Hardcover LANGUAGE English CONDITION Brand New

Publisher Description

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.

Notes

The latest volume in this award-winning educational series explores the different countries and cultures of our planet. Includes a build-it-yourself paper globe.

Author Biography

Heather Alexander (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 Basking Ridge, NJ. 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.Meredith Hamilton (Author) 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.Laura Lee is currently producing a U.S. tour of the Russian Classical Ballet. She is the author of The Encyclopedia of Aggravation and The Elvis Impersonation Kit, both available from Black Dog & Leventhal.

Prizes

Commended for Moonbeam Children's Book Award (Nonfiction Picture Book) 2010

Long Description

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.

Details ISBN1579128327 Short Title CHILDS INTRO TO THE WORLD Pages 96 Language English Illustrator Meredith Hamilton ISBN-10 1579128327 ISBN-13 9781579128326 Media Book Format Hardcover Author Meredith Hamilton Illustrations Yes Imprint Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc Place of Publication New York Country of Publication United States DEWEY 910 Residence US Audience Age 9-12 Subtitle Geography, Cultures, and People - From the Grand Canyon to the Great Wall of China US Release Date 2011-01-01 UK Release Date 2011-01-01 Publisher Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc Year 2011 Publication Date 2011-01-01 NZ Release Date 2001-11-19 AU Release Date 2001-11-19 Audience General

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  • Condition: Brand New
  • ISBN-13: 9781579128326
  • Publication Name: NA
  • Book Title: A Child's Introduction To The World: Geography, Cultures, and People - From the Grand Canyon to the Great Wall of China
  • Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc
  • Publication Year: 2011
  • Type: Textbook
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Language: English
  • Item Height: 258mm
  • Author: Meredith Hamilton, Heather Alexander
  • Genre: Children & Young Adults
  • Topic: Geography & Geosciences
  • Item Width: 260mm
  • Item Weight: 800 g
  • Number of Pages: 96 Pages

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