This highly illustrated pictorial atlas is designed to take children on a journey of discovery around the countries of the world. The mapping is clear colourful and highly informative. Simple activities and quizzes encourage children to find out more about the mapped regions. Ages: 7+Each spread includes introductory text about the region. Pictorial symbols are used on clear colourful background mapping to depict themes such as national emblems, customs, food, birds, animals, buildings, sports etc. to help younger readers gain an understanding of peoples around the world. Continental spreads focus on flags and the most important geographical facts e.g. well known highest, lowest, largest physical and demographic features. A variety of activity based features accompany the mapping on each spread e.g. a 'What am I?' box lists detailed descriptions of familiar features. Activities are designed to encourage the reader to extract information from the map. Other features included are fascinating facts about each country, presented in a fun way, for each spread e.g. Did you know? Try this! It's a fact etc. Website links are listed to assist further study for the older child. Ages:7+
An illustrated picture atlas crammed with facts and details to take children on a magical journey around the world.
Children's World Atlas
Author: Simon Adams, Mary Atkinson, Sarah Phillips
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Send your child on a voyage of discovery with the new edition of this unbeatable world atlas. From the sparsely populated plains of Mongolia to the crowded streets of Tokyo, they'll explore the societies, cultures, histories, climates and landscapes of every corner of the globe. Vivid photographs and state-of-the-art maps capture the unique personality of each region and will give your child a flavour of what it's really like to live in each country.
Big Picture Atlas
Author: Emily Bone
A wonderfully big Picture Atlas for children to learn the basis of world geography. Lots of busy maps with fun illustrations to learn about the food and culture of other countries as well as capital cities. Putting pictures onto facts helps with memory and this big, satisfying book will help children memorize geography facts with ease.
Contains the latest data, maps of the world, and graphs as well as lively essays about the world, geography-themed games, crosswords, and picture puzzles.
This atlas provides a comprehensive view of the world through accurate and accessible reference maps, illustrated thematic spreads and detailed world statistics. The maps have been designed and created specifically for this format and provide balanced coverage of the whole world. The highly illustrative world and continental thematic spreads complement the reference maps and provide detailed information on major geographical themes and world issues. economy, health and communications, are presented through maps, satellite images, photographs, statistics and graphics. These are backed up by detailed world statistics on key socio-economic indicators. The comprehensive index contains over 45,000 place names and includes special gazetteer-style entries, which provide key facts about selected places and geographical features around the world. highly illustrated world and continental thematic pages; details of all the world's states and territories; world statistics of major socio-economic indicators; and an index to over 45,000 place names.
Completely new and extended edition of the best-selling Collins Student Atlas. Created specifically for Key Stage 4 students, and a vital tool for all students.Collins Student World Atlas has been specifically designed for students aged 14-16 years, however its well-researched uncluttered design makes it suitable for all students.This third edition has been extensively revised, updated and extended to include a dictionary of geographical terms. It features up-to-date reference and thematic mapping, mapping skills, country-by-country statistics and a fully comprehensive index to all names appearing on reference maps.Thematic maps and accompanying graphs and tables adhere strictly to the National Curriculum guidelines and cover topics such as Tourism, Telecommunications, Environmental and socio-economic topics. All maps have been fully updated using the latest statistical information available. The inclusion of a selective list of web addresses on each thematic page ensures students are motivated to explore more deeply into a topic.High quality satellite imagery, which has been selectively used within special topic or study areas, supports data on the maps and is used to illustrate key environmental issues.Extensive lists of statistics for demographic and socio-economic facts provide up-to-date data for students wishing to create their own graphs to support individual geography, tourism, mathematics, economics or IT projects.Included in this edition is a CD-ROM which introduces the subject of GIS, now a topic included in the Geography curriculum. The CD is produced in association ESRI, who design and develop the world's leading geographic information system (GIS) technology. It gives a broad overview of the importance of GIS and its use in everyday life by environmental agencies, the military, the police, emergency services, supermarkets etc. Data and ESRI software included on the CD can be used by students to carry out exercises and activities contained in the CD.
Animal Picture Atlas
Author: Hazel Maskell
Publisher: Usborne Books
This atlas helps young people explore the world and the animals which inhabit it. It includes simple maps of all the countries of the world, with illustrations of the species which live there and details about their habitats.
Explore the Middle East and Central Asia! Take a look at their countries, people, cities, plants, animals, farming and industry, transportation, and leisure activities.
This showcase atlas takes the reader on the ultimate round-the-world trip. It not only portrays the Siberian wastes with a beautifully detailed map, it also shows and tells you what it is like to roam across them as a Nenets reindeer herder. Not content with detailing the contours of Africa's Great Rift Valley, it takes you there by looking at the culture of the Ethiopian farmers plowing its base. From Bolivia's bustling markets to carnival time in Venice, the World Atlas brings together views from windows all over the world. Facts, maps, satellite images, optional digital material, and local stories make this book a global yet personal experience. This revised edition of DK's groundbreaking 2003 atlas has been refreshed with beautiful, bright, new maps, and a topical introductory section..
Around the World
Author: Anita Ganeri
Publisher: Open Road Media
A lively illustrated introduction to the countries of the world and the seven continents, this bright, playful atlas gives inquisitive readers just enough information to whet the appetite for exploration. Sprinkled with imagery that picks out a country’s unique essence—like the giant squid and penguins of Antarctica, and a dragonfly-shaped kite from Vietnam’s International Kit Festival—and trivia that informs, this atlas makes a great gift for curious kids. This is a fixed-format ebook, which preserves the design and layout of the original print book.
An interactive journey around the world, on which children can place stickers of landmarks, animals and people in the right places, learning more about the world as they go. Fresh, modern illustrations make this a lively and inviting first atlas.
A completely new Curriculum supportive Primary World reference atlas designed for use in the classroom or at home. Includes regional politically coloured reference mapping of all major world regions.
Text, photographs, paintings, and maps explore the history of astronomy, the solar system, the universe, and new space discoveries.