Where Is the Congo?
Discover what lives and grows in the Congo Basin in Central Africa, one of the planet’s most remarkable regions.
Running through six countries in the middle of Africa, the Congo Basin contains some of the largest tropical rainforests in the world. Dealing with present-day issues of climate change, it is home to bonobo apes, mountain gorillas, forest elephants, and more.
With details about the exploration (and exploitation) by the European colonialists and the aftermath of their arrival in the Congo, this book will give readers a better understanding of the second largest rainforest in the world.
Joining "Who is/Who was," this new series takes children on an exciting journey to learn the geography and history of renowned natural and man-made locations. Engagingly written with abundant black and white drawings, the stories are sprinkled with topical fun facts. For example, in Where is the White House? "Only one president was married in the White House-Grover Cleveland. President Richard Nixon's daughter, Tricia, held her wedding in the White House Rose Garden in 1971. Delivered on airplane, her wedding dress had its own seat." Some