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Beginning with a simple explanation of what maps are and how they are used, the book includes a general survey map of each continent, as well as pictorial maps that detail each continent's main products and industries, physical features, and wildlife. A large foldout map of North America includes a quiz and facts about the continent.
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Gr. K-3. This colorful starter atlas offers a selection of large, simple national and regional maps. Major physical features and political divisions are shown, and picture symbols indicate animals, industries, and landmarks. Children are also introduced to some important map concepts, such as grids and scales. There is one map for the U.S. (Alaska is shown with Canada). A cartoon penguin serves as the child's guide through the atlas, and appears on the story boxes that contain interesting facts and accompany each map. The atlas comes with a poster displaying a map of North America and state and provincial flags.
Mary Ellen Quinn
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