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A Child's Introduction to the World - by Heather Alexander (Hardcover)

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  • Explore all the fascinating things that make Planet Earth such an exciting place to live with this lively introduction to our world, its geography, culture, and people.
  • 9-12 Years
  • 10.28" x 9.9" Hardcover
  • 96 Pages
  • Juvenile Nonfiction, People & Places
  • Series Name: Child's Introduction


About the Book

An introduction to geography including facts and figures about the people, places, plants, and animals that inhabit different parts of the world.

Book Synopsis

Explore all the fascinating things that make Planet Earth such an exciting place to live with this lively introduction to our world, its geography, culture, and people.

Get ready for an incredible journey, one in which you'll visit far-off places, meet interesting people, and learn all about continents, countries, climates, and more. This book is also full of fun facts about animals, sports, foods, inventions, and holidays from all over the world.

Check out the largest oceans, highest mountains, and hottest deserts. Discover how the Grand Canyon was formed, how long it took to build the Great Wall of China, and how the Amazon River got its name. Meet brave explorers who risked their lives finding new places and, yes, learn how to locate dozens of countries on a map... and name their capitals!

With 150 charming, original watercolor illustrations, A Child's Introduction to the World is an entertaining and comprehensive overview of our fascinating planet.

About the 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 living in Los Angeles, CA.

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.

Dimensions (Overall): 10.28 Inches (H) x 9.9 Inches (W) x .9 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.8 Pounds
Suggested Age: 9-12 Years
Number of Pages: 96
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: People & Places
Series Title: Child's Introduction
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Format: Hardcover
Author: Heather Alexander
Language: English
Street Date: May 26, 2010
TCIN: 12314101
UPC: 9781579128326
Item Number (DPCI): 247-04-3960
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.9 inches length x 9.9 inches width x 10.28 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.8 pounds
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