Africa (A True Book: The Seven Continents)
Africa is often called the Cradle of Humankind. Millions of years ago, it was home to the very first humans, and today it remains a vibrant land filled with diverse cultures. Readers will tour Africa’s varied landscape and get a close look at its many iconic plants and animals. They will also learn about the continent’s history and discover how its people live today. Features include engaging sidebars that highlight unique animals, landmarks and more; maps to show size, location and topography; glossaries; eye-catching images; charts, diagrams and more.
This series provides an excellent source of information for the different continents and countries. Children will enjoy the quantity of colorful photographs and illustrations while the books give an overview of the history, geography, climate, wildlife, and people of each area. Colorful maps are included and students will not only learn about the geography and natural features of the continents, but about other aspects of them as well. The books really focus on describing the people of each area thoroughly. The series features a colorful, upbeat, and attractive format, with large font and numerous photos from the areas. Includes timelines, index, glossary and statistics. 48 pgs, pb.