The Kingfisher Geography Encyclopedia

The Kingfisher Geography Encyclopedia

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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 "Kingfisher Geography Encyclopedia" is a meticulously researched and visually exciting guide to the essential geographical, physical, and cultural information of the entire world. Illustrated with more than 1,500 photographs and specially commissioned computer-generated maps of every country using the latest satellite data, this one-stop reference will help children acquire essential geographical knowledge and expand their understanding of how people live in different parts of the world. The country-by-country layout makes finding information easy, and quick reference panels give key facts on each country's population, currency, language, major cities and other data. An extensive website list and comprehensive index insures the most up-to-date resources and material for further research. An essential addition to any home or classroom, "The Kingfisher Geography Encyclopedia "puts the world at everyone's fingertips.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 488 pages
  • 218.44 x 279.4 x 40.64mm | 2,199.91g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd ed.
  • Figures; Maps; Halftones, color; Illustrations, color
  • 0753465752
  • 9780753465752
  • 685,733

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Library Media ConnectionThe book is well-organized and comprehensive, but not overwhelming for young readers. . . . Colored pictures and maps with major cities and bodies of water are balanced with the text. . . . Teachers would find this a good resource to use alongside a textbook. The book is well-organized and comprehensive, but not overwhelming for young readers. . . . Colored pictures and maps with major cities and bodies of water are balanced with the text. . . . Teachers would find this a good resource to use alongside a textbook. "Library Media Connection"" "The book is well-organized and comprehensive, but not overwhelming for young readers. . . . Colored pictures and maps with major cities and bodies of water are balanced with the text. . . . Teachers would find this a good resource to use alongside a textbook." --Library Media Connectionshow more

About Mr Clive Gifford

Clive Gifford is an award-winning author of more than fifty books on the subjects of sports and soccer. His previous titles for Kingfisher include The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia, Soccer Skills, Summer Olympics, and Soccer.show more

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