This fantastic series provides the most up-to-date information possible using maps, diagrams, charts and specially commissioned photos to support up-to-the minute text. Each book offers a fascinating insight into the life of the country, providing an ideal support for GCSE Geography studies as well as providing general information about the countries of the world. Brazil is one of the most varied countries of South America. Home to the Amazon rain forest, the largest in the world, it is also home to the highest mountains, the most amazing landscapes and the region's most powerful economy. Also covered are the country's needs to balance the conservation of its environment for future generations, as well as using its natural resources for industries and farming.
Brian Dicks is a teacher and writer who specialises in Brazil and South America. He has taught at King Alfred College, Winchester, and has also written several geography books for children. The consultant, John Pallister, is a senior moderator for geography for the OCR exam board.