My First South Africa Atlas - Sean Fraser (Paperback)

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My First South Africa Atlas is a detailed child-friendly atlas filled with interesting ‘Did you know’ facts , suitable for most ages but more specifically 6-13 years old.

Your child will learn about natural landmarks, buildings/sites of significance,  geography/geology, climate, vegetation, parks & wildlife (including World Heritage Sites), science (including astronomy, agriculture etc.), towns (names/origins etc.),

Product Details

Barcode
9781770268708
Department
Books
Released
1 Oct 2016
Content Source
South African
Supply Source
South Africa

Book

Author
Sean Fraser
Binding
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Map Studio
Edition
1st
Language
English
Number of Pages
128
Dimensions
297 x 210 x 15mm (400g)

Summary

My First South Africa Atlas, released by MapStudio is a detailed child-friendly atlas. This 128 page softcover book is suitable for ages 6-12 years and older. This educational atlas is filled with 120 maps along with colour-coded content boxes covering information on the following: Natural landmarks; Buildings/sites of significance; Geography/geology; Climate; Vegetation; Parks and wildlife (incl. World Heritage Sites); Science (incl. astronomy, agriculture etc.); Towns (names, origins etc.). There is a graphic timeline across the bottom of each pages including full-colour photographs. The little assistant 'Lily' introduces the reader to 'did you know' facts about South Africa and neighbouring countries, helping to make learning fun! There is a great overview map, including South Africa's national anthem, as well as the symbols for each province. Included at the back of the book are educational pages, 'our planet and showing it on paper, the features of a map, the compass, and finding locations'.

Classification

General Subject
Atlases
BISAC Subject 1
Juvenile Nonfiction / Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Geography
BISAC Subject 2
Juvenile Nonfiction / History / Africa
BISAC Subject 3
Juvenile Nonfiction / Reference / Atlases
BIC Classification 1
Educational: Geography
BIC Classification 2
Atlases & maps (Children’s/Teenage)
BIC Classification 3
Atlases & maps (Children’s/Teenage)

Author Bio

Sean Fraser is an editor and writer based in Cape Town. Prior to launching a successful freelance career in 1996, he was Managing Editor of the acclaimed Globetrotter Travel Series. He has since written a number of books with a focus on the people and places of Southern Africa, including the bestselling Seven Days in Cape Town and National Geographic's African Adventure Atlas.