Countries of the World: Our World in Pictures (DK Our World in Pictures) (Hardcover)
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Packed with more than 1,000 incredible images and full of fascinating facts, this beautiful children’s book takes you on an exciting round-the-globe tour, with a stopover in every nation on every continent!
Did you know that Cuba’s national sport is baseball, one of the most popular sports in the US? And that kids in both Japan and Chile have earthquake drills on their school schedule? Find out about
anything from the spookily vibrant Day of the Dead parade in Mexico and the beautiful springtime cherry blossom displays of Japan, to blueberry-picking in Sweden and India’s space program. Discover the countries of the world – explore their geography, wildlife, traditions, and arts, in this picture-packed children’s book.
Every country's profile is full of photos, and each nation has a full-color map detailing its main cities, landscape features, and borders, and exactly where in the world they are, in this engaging encyclopedia for children aged 9-12.
Celebrate your child's curiosity as they explore:
- Striking and detailed diagrams, drawings and illustrations on every page
- A highly visual approach to learning
- An ideal combination of colorful diagrams with infographic text boxes
- In association with The Smithsonian Institution
This captivating kids encyclopedia tackles our weird and wonderful world continent by content, with informative profiles for each of the 196 nations of the world and striking illustrations, photographs and diagrams featured throughout provide an optimum visual learning experience for both children and adults alike, accompanied by an array of fun facts from around the globe!
This world encyclopedia includes at-a-glance panels that provide a quick reference to all the stats, making this engaging encyclopedia for kids an ideal combination of colorful diagrams and infographic text boxes with easy-to-read accessible text for readers aged 9-12, yet can be enjoyed by the entire family, making this enthralling children’s encyclopedia a beautiful and educational gift that can be passed down generations.
Learn all about the world one picture at a time!
If you like Countries of the World, then why not complete the collection? Part of the highly visual Our World In Pictures series, avid readers can dive into the world of dinosaurs with The Dinosaur Book, become a vehicle virtuoso with Cars, Trains, Ships and Planes and explore the incredible animal kingdom with Animal Book.
About the Author
We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books.