This charming reference introduces young readers to the wider world by exploring languages, landscapes, weather, animals, capital cities, mountains, deserts, and other landscapes and landforms, and more. It encourages kids to get play with activities such as creating a mini-rainforest in a bottle and singing a simple song in Spanish. More than 100 colorful photos are paired with kid-friendly and age-appropriate maps along with basic facts about each continent. This book will quickly become a favorite at storytime, bedtime, or any other time.
Elizabeth Carney is a children's writer and editor specializing in children's nonfiction. She has written a number of books for National Geogrpahic Kids, including Face to Face With Cheetahs; Face to Face With Gorillas; Great Migrations: Whales, Wildebeests, Butterflies, Elephants, and Other Amazing Animals on the Move; and NGK Angry Birds Playground Atlas.