Maps and Mapping

Maps and Mapping

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Description

"Inside Access" takes the reader on an exciting, interactive journey through favourite subjects. With lift-up flaps, superb images and the assistance of an authoritative yet friendly guide, in-depth information is presented in a richly visual and irresistible way. "Maps and Mapping" follows Suki West, the daredevil cartographer guide, who scales mountains and sails the seas to reveal all about maps from ancient times to today. Suki takes the reader on a personal tour through the basics of maps and mapping, imparting extra and sometimes surprising facts alongside her expert knowledge and entertaining humour.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 214 x 256 x 12mm | 421.84g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • artwork & photographs
  • 0753414171
  • 9780753414170

Table of contents

4-5 Meet your guide; 6-7 Why we need maps; 8-9 The first maps; 10-11 Maps and explorers; 12-13 Mapping the world; 14-15 Projections; 16-17 Mapping countries; 18-19 Mapping mountains; 20-21 Your home town; 22-23 Information map; 24-25 Mapping the ocean; 26-27 Mapping space; 28-29 Mapping change; 30-31 Glossary and index.show more

Review quote

The Washington Post Every child should have access to a globe and a junior atlas. But the handy, new, interactive book "Maps and Mapping, ", by Jinny Johnson, can help ensure that those aids don't just sit and gather dust...Lift-up flaps and foldouts keep things interesting.show more

About Jinny Johnson

Jinny Johnson has written and edited several non-fiction titles for young children on subjects as diverse as birds, creepy-crawlies, endangered animals, the seasons and skeletons. Her lively, engaging narratives present information in an original and straightforward way. Jinny lives in London, UK. Lyn Stone produces delightful and informative line drawings on a variety of subjects. She was formerly a curator at the Tower of London.show more

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4 17% (1)
3 33% (2)
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