A fantastic atlas to help children learn about the countries of the world, the most famous and interesting sites, and also each country’s flag and fascinating world records. A brilliant introduction to geography, capital cities and world landmarks ranging from the statue of the Little Mermaid in Copenhagen to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
A fantastic atlas to help children learn about the countries of the world, the most famous and interesting sites, and also each country's flag and fascinating world records. A brilliant introduction to geography, capital cities and world landmarks ranging from the statue of the Little Mermaid in Copenhagen to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Filled with illustrations and an abundance of interesting facts, this is an atlas with a pictorial difference. Children can learn where countries are located, identify what they look like while discovering more about the world they live in. Explore this busy and exciting picture atlas to discover fascinating facts about the world. Find out how cold a Siberian winter is, how many different tribes live in the Amazon rainforest, and which country has endured the biggest ocean wave in the world. An excellent book to develop a child's geographical knowledge, sparking an interest in history and landmarks across the globe. Includes a double-page map of the world and a list of every country's flag and capital city.
A beautifully illustrated picture atlas designed to take children on an exciting journey around the world. The atlas opens with the continents, then presents a world view of countries before exploring deeper into each country and the exciting places to visit within each. The maps are clear, colourful and perfect for children to explore the world and let their imaginations run riot. Illustrated by Steve Evans. This book is ideal for home or school and finding out more about the world whilst also helping to develop essential reading skills. Clear, colourful, highly informative, illustrated mapping designed for young readers. Arranged by continent for easy reference. Facts about the world we live in are included on each spread.
Explore the life and times of William Shakespeare with this lavishly illustrated picture book. See where he lived, how he worked and the dangers he faced, discover the plays he wrote and find out why he is one of the greatest writers the world has ever seen.
There's no need to board a flight to visit Europe, with this fantastic sticker atlas, children will feel as though they've hopped around the whole of Europe simply by turning the pages of thi engaging activity book. Have fun exploring Europe and, with over 350 stickers, sticker all sorts of landmarks and wildlife you might encounter along the way.
Updated for the first time since 2008, National Geographic's visual atlas of the world will delight and inspire history lovers, current event buffs, and cartography fans alike. From spectacular space imagery to UNESCO World Heritage Sites, this stunning book showcases the diverse natural and cultural treasures of the world in glorious color. Featuring more than 200 fascinating maps, 350 new photos, and state-of-the-art cartography and satellite imagery, this is an essential reference for families, travelers, students, librarians, and scholars. Each page, created in collaboration with the world's premier scientists, geographers, and cartographers, is packed with up-to-the-minute information, making this book the most beautiful and authoritative visual atlas available today.
World Birds Atlas : is an atlas that covers in brief many of the diverse group of birds according to their classification. With around 10,000 living species, the book goes through examples of each class of birds. Starting with general information about birds then moving forward into more detailed information regarding each class, followed by as many great images of birds under the different classes within the same context and arrangement of the literature above. Bird watching is the fastest growing recreational pursuit in the United States. Adding all wildlife watching equipment together, America as a nation spends on bird watching nearly 20 billion dollars! The book comes in 601 pages trying to cast the light on what is once reported by US volunteers as being (the majority of wildlife observations). It is the world of birds.
Throughout human history, music has accompanied us in times of joy and in times of sorrow. This comprehensive encyclopedia is not only a reference work on musical instruments suitable for experts; it also explains the effects and expressive powers of the musical arts. The authors present the various methods of producing sound with great passion, vividly explaining how early musical inventions were scattered across the globe and how they evolved in various cultures. Clearly arranged, the structure of the book provides a quick overview of the history, symbolism, construction and playing technique of each of the instruments discussed. The World Atlas of Musical Instruments is an indispensable reference work for every professional musician and for interested amateurs.
All the mapping and information in this revised edition has been fully updated to give an accurate picture of today's world. Detailed reference maps in the distinctive and respected Times style provide balanced, systematic coverage of all parts of the world. All maps have been fully revised to take account of any recent environmental and geopolitical changes. Major updates include the latest magnetic pole positions and revised outlines for the Aral Sea and Lake Chad. The declaration of Kosovo as a new independent country is a significant change to the atlas. A large number of new road and railways have also been added, especially in China, and more than 400 place names have been changed. This complete world reference atlas is in a convenient and easy-to-use format, while retaining the authority, style, and detail of the larger atlases in the series.
Explore the continent of Europe with this gorgeously illustrated picture atlas, full of famous landmarks, native wildlife and information on the capital cities, cultures, traditions and history of each country. Includes a quiz, an index of place names and internet links to carefully selected websites for more information.
A condensed version of the "Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture", this travel edition is pocket sized and portable, ideal for the holiday or business traveler. Organized geographically and illustrated with global, sub-regional and city maps, the buildings are easily located. The book contains over 1,000 buildings including 50 new projects, each of which is illustrated with a single image and accompanied by a brief description, with addresses, websites and telephone numbers.