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Where is the world can you see herds of zebra and elephants? Where can you find the world's longest river? Where can you stand on a hot, dry savanna gazing at a snow-capped mountain? The continent of Africa!
Paperback, 32 pages
Published August 5th 2003 by Millbrook Press (first published 2003)
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This book is part of a series called "Our Amazing Continents". Though dated (copyright 2003; it refers to Democratic Republic of the Congo as "Zaire") it is a terrific introduction to Africa for primary students, providing a nice overview of the geographical features and some information about indigenous cultures. It has beautiful photographs and is not text heavy.

Sayre's writing could occasionally be sharper. One sentence describing animal life on the savanna, for example, is quite misleading:
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LeAnne
May 30, 2008 LeAnne rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommended to LeAnne by: ex bks
Well illustrated with photographs, this book has text in two fonts suitable for reading to different ages. It shows a balanced view of both rural and urban Africa, and its varied geographic features.
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April Pulley Sayre is an award-winning children’s book author of over 55 natural history books for children and adults. Her read-aloud nonfiction books, known for their lyricism and scientific precision, have been translated into French, Dutch, Japanese, and Korean. She is best known for pioneering literary ways to immerse young readers in natural events via creative storytelling and unusual persp ...more
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