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A Child's Introduction to the World: Geography, Cultures, and People - from the Grand Canyon to the Great Wall of China
By Meredith Hamilton (illustrator) and Heather Alexander
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Hachette Books
Publication date May 26, 2010
Pages 96
Binding Hardcover
Edition Stk
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781579128326
ISBN-10 1579128327
Dimensions 0.70 by 10 by 10 in.
Weight 1.75 lbs.
Original list price $19.95
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Readers ages 9 to 12 will travel around the globe, from Greenland to Tasmania, learning the locations and characteristics of continents, countries, and states and provinces in this lively introduction to our world, its geography, culture, and people.
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.


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With Heather Alexander | Stk edition from Hachette Books (May 26, 2010)
9781579128326 | details & prices | 96 pages | 10.00 × 10.00 × 0.70 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 1.75 lbs | List price $19.95
About: Readers ages 9 to 12 will travel around the globe, from Greenland to Tasmania, learning the locations and characteristics of continents, countries, and states and provinces in this lively introduction to our world, its geography, culture, and people.

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