When on Earth? - (DK Where on Earth? Atlases) by DK (Hardcover)
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About the BookIncredible maps show where history was made. Much more than an atlas or a history book, When on Earth? charts global historical events through stunning world maps. A truly visual guide to discovering when, where, and why things happened, When on Earth? presents history as a series of stunning, specially commissioned historical maps of the world. Each of these maps charts a key global event, such as the migration of the earliest humans, the spread of the Black Death, or the European, African, and Pacific theaters of World War II.
Book SynopsisThis captivating children's atlas gives a complete history of the life and times of our world, through a series of stunning, specially commissioned 3D maps. Wrap up warm for a trip to the Ice Age, wonder at the invention of the wheel, show your support at the French Revolution, and blast off for the Moon landings! This fascinating history book for kids showcases the impact of global events over millennia and centuries past. From ancient times to the 21st century, these colorful, detailed maps pinpoint exactly when and where the most important events and movements in history happened, as well as the part they all played in shaping the world today. Children aged 9+ will love to travel through time right up until recent history, including World War II and the Space Age. This historical map book for children features:
- More than 60 global, continental and regional maps that plot the geographical spread of the most important events, movements and civilizations in world history, encouraging learning and stimulating interest in the wider world.
- Beautifully illustrated and specially commissioned maps, designed to bring an instant understanding of the subject, and how, where, and when the relevant events occurred.
- Key events in history like the spread of the Black Death, the expansion of the Roman Empire, the impact of World War II.
What's Where on Earth? History Atlas is totally unique and the ideal book for anyone and everyone who wants to know more about the world. This round-the-world trip begins with the first humans and cities before visiting the Egyptian pharaohs and experiencing the rise of the Roman Empire. This History Atlas is the perfect gift for children curious about the past and the world around them, as well as parents and educators looking for a visual way to tell stories.
About the AuthorDK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products. Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK's extensive children's list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO(R) books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.
Dimensions (Overall): 11.9 Inches (H) x 10.2 Inches (W) x .9 Inches (D)
Weight: 2.45 Pounds
Suggested Age: 8-12 Years
Number of Pages: 160
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Series Title: DK Where on Earth? Atlases
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Street Date: April 7, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 247-38-1069
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.9 inches length x 10.2 inches width x 11.9 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 2.45 pounds
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