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Title:
Where on earth?
Title:
Where on earth?
Publisher Info:
New York : DK Pub., c2013.
Physical Description:
192 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 31 cm.
General Note:
"Geography as you've never seen it before"--P. [1] of cover.

Maps on endpapers.

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Contents:
Land, sea, and air -- Living world -- People and planet -- Engineering and technology -- History -- Culture.
Abstract:
"Contains a collection of 80 ... specially commissioned world maps that show you where everything is on our planet. The world's most dangerous predators, ancient mummies, disastrous asteroid impacts, and towering skyscrapers--find out where they all are in this ultimate atlas that showcases the best of geography, history, nature, culture, and technology"--Flap p. [1] of dust jacket.
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Summary

Summary

Where are the world's tallest buildings? Where are earthquakes most likely to occur? Where can you find animals that glow? Showcasing the most fascinating places on the planet, Where on Earth? is a collection of more than 75 3-D maps that show not only where everything is, but also why it's there.

This children's atlas is divided into six chapters: Geography, Nature, People, History, Arts & Entertainment, and Science & Technology. Where on Earth? brings an instant understanding to a wealth of subjects, stimulating interest in the world around us and drawing young readers into the topic. From physical geography, habitats of big cats, the Seven Wonders of the World, Olympic cities, shipwreck sites, and more, every map contains fact panels that provide additional information and useful statistics, while focus features pull out and explain the most interesting facets for an even richer experience.

Supports the Common Core State Standards.


Author Notes

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products. Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK's extensive children's list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO® books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.