Take a journey around the earth's continents and learn about their landforms, climate and weather, plants and animals, countries and cities, people and famous places. A variety of maps such as political and topographic help reinforce key geographical skills. A wide variety of topics means there's something to interest everyone. This title looks at a range of countries and cultures within each continent to allow readers to draw comparisons and contrasts.
Anita Ganeri is an award-winning author of information books for children. Educated at Cambridge University, she has written more than 300 books, including the best-selling 'Horrible Geography' series (Scholastic Children's Books) which won a 2009 Blue Peter Book Award. She writes widely on animals and the natural world. A recent title for Raintree, A Day in the Life of Rainforest Animals: Capybara, has been shortlisted for a Maryland Blue Crab Award 2012. Anita lives in the north of England with her husband, children and assorted pets.