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DK First Atlas
The DK First Atlas brings each continent and country to life, making geographic concepts easy to understand. Packed with detailed pictorial maps specially designed for young readers, this First Reference title is an invaluable learning tool for home and elementary school.
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published May 17th 2004 by DK Children
(first published 2004)
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Wonderful first atlas, great detail in the maps, in addition to information on each country/region. I would like for them to add a map of each continent at the beginning of each section that shows all of the regions mentioned in the section together, in addition to the maps shown of the regions broken down. I use the atlas in combination with a globe so that my children can see where the region we are covering fits into the continent as a whole. (For example, France, Lowlands, etc. of Europe is ...more
DK books are things of beauty. This is a really lovely atlas. Paul only sort of gets the ideas of maps. He identifies most land masses as "umurca" but there are lots of interesting animal, plant, and people pictures to pick through.
Anita Ganeri is a highly experienced author of children’s information books, specialising in religion, India/Asia, multiculturalism, geography, biography and natural history. She became a freelance writer after working at Walker Books (as foreign rights manager) and Usborne Publishing (as an editor). Since then, she has written over 300 titles, including the best-selling Horrible Geography series ...moreMore about Anita Ganeri...