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The Kingfisher Geography Encyclopedia (Kingfisher Encyclopedias )

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In today's chaotic information environment, it is a challenge to find organized, comprehensive, yet concise geopolitical information designed especially for student research. This fully-updated edition of the award-winning The Kingfisher Geography Encyclopedia by Clive Gifford is a meticulously researched and visually exciting guide to the essential geographical, physical, ...more
Hardcover, 496 pages
Published May 24th 2011 by Kingfisher (first published 2003)
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Gifford, C. (2011). The Kingfisher geography encyclopedia (2nd ed.). New York: Kingfisher.
Citation created by: Meagan Moremen
Call Number: REF 910
Description: This book is a geographical encyclopedia of the countries of the world. In addition to the colorful photographs and maps, this book also lists information on each country’s religion, population, language, currency, exports, etc.
Content/scope: Each country has information on its culture and political features, including maps and charts. Ea
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Gifford, Clive.(2011). The Kingfisher geography encyclopedia. Boston: Kingfisher.

Citation created by: Sherry Bouldin
Call Number: 910
Description: Visually appealing book intended for browsing. Professional reviews indicate that this book is likely to promote further research on topics but could not be used alone to complete a report.
Content/scope: This book is intended for students ages 9-14. The geography strand of the social studies core content is covered in this publication.
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Apr 26, 2012 Susan added it
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Gifford, C. (2011). The Kingfisher geography encyclopedia. New York: Kingfisher.
Citation created by: Susan Gasaway
Call number: 911
Description: Statistics, text, and color maps reveal the physical geography, peoples, politics, governments, languages, religions, and currencies of each nation of the world.
Content/scope: This geography encyclopedia is an organized, comprehensive, yet concise geopolitical information designed especially for student research.
Accuracy/authority: Kingfisher Publications
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Gifford, C. (2011). The Kingfisher geography encyclopedia 2nd ed., rev. and updated ed.;. Kingfisher

Reference Type: Geographical Reference

Call Number: 910.3 GIF

Content/ Scope: This encyclopedia briefly explores each countries major attributes. It includes over 1,500 photographs and maps that use satellite data. Key facts on population, currency, language, and major cites accompany each country’s entry.

Accuracy/Authority/Bias: Kingfisher is a branch of the MacMillan Publishers. This company publ
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Elizabeth Lamantia
Jun 22, 2012 Elizabeth Lamantia marked it as reference
Reviewed by: Elizabeth LaMantia
Format: Geographical Reference
Item Title (APA Style): Gifford, C. (2011). The Kingfisher geography encyclopedia 2nd ed., rev. and updated ed.;. Kingfisher. Call number: 910.3K Reviewed in: The Kingfisher Geography Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition. (2011). Library Media Connection, 30(2), 85.
Price: $34.99
Description:
Geographic reference book. An encyclopedia dedicated to geography of the world.
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Gifford,C. (2003).The kingfisher geography encyclopedia. Boston: Kingfisher.

Citation by: Sheba Ramsey

Type of Reference: Encyclopedia

Call Number: G133.G533 2003

Content/Scope: This reference is a collection of the physical geographies, people, governments and more, from each nation. It intended for younger students in grades 2-6.

Accuracy/Authority/Bias: This reference is a true representation of the intended content. The descriptions are accurate. The publisher has various other reference materia
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Stephen Cranney
I have a thing for well-designed fact books and enjoyed brushing up on my world geography. That being said, some of the entries seemed limited to bland statements about the exports and geography.
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Clive Gifford is a highly experienced journalist and author with over 170 books published and more than 800 features and stories written for adults and children.

Clive is an unusual author who likes to work in both fiction and non-fiction. Perhaps this reflects his unusual life which, so far, has seen him travel to over 70 countries, be held hostage in Colombia, go parachuting, coach several sports
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