Large, easy-to-read maps introduce youngsters to the world and each of its seven continents. Stunning photographs, carefully selected for their appeal, supplement the maps. The general overview in the What is a Map? section prepares children to learn about the physical world (land regions, water, climate, plants, and animals) and the political world (countries, cities, people, languages, and products). The large format (10½" x 14") makes the photos and artwork come to life.
Features illustrated physical maps for each continent and political maps for all the continents except Antarctica, as well as political maps for the United States and Canada. Statistical information about land, water, and people is included in a special World at a Glance section. Glossary, index, native greeting, and pronunciation guide are included. Published in 2011. Hardcover, 64 pages. Ages 5 - 8.