Australia and Oceania (A True Book: The Seven Continents)
Together, Australia and the many small islands of Oceania make up Earth’s smallest continent. Yet though the continent is small, it is packed with plenty to see. Readers will hop from island to island as they examine the incredible wildlife and landscapes of Australia and Oceania. Along the way, they will also explore the continent’s history with rich text and stunning visuals, and meet the people who call it home. 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.