Quick OverviewEmbark on a mind-expanding journey across the planet with this children's atlas, a special collaboration between New Internationalist and Barefoot Books.
Includes pull-out maps. Size: 30cm x 25.5cm, 56 pages, hard back.
Publication date: October 2011
DetailsDivided by geographical region, the Barefoot-New Internationalist Children's World Atlas looks at the way in which communities and cultures across the world have been shaped by their natural environment, and at the ideas and initiatives which are shaping the future. An atlas for the twenty-first century, it shows how all parts of the planet are interconnected and looks at the challenges which face us all in creating a sustainableﾠfuture.
The introduction includes the story of the solar system and the history of map-making. Maps of regions and oceans bring faraway places to life, with illustrated geographical and architectural features, people plants and wildlife, from oil fields to Buddhist monks to the Amazon Rainforest. Fold-out booklets reveal fascinating facts about each region. Your guide is earth enthusiast and TV presenter Nick Crane. Your map-maker is artist David Dean.
About the Author: Nick Crane is a cartographer, explorer, writer and well-loved television presenter. As a child, Nick explored the Norfolk countryside armed with a bicycle and a map; ever since, he has been journeying the world. In 1992-3, he walked 10,000 kilometers across Europe, from the Atlantic Ocean to the Black Sea. He lives with his family in London.
About the Illustrator: David Dean is a full-time illustrator who travels the world from the comfort of his own studio. He paints in a room surrounded by books from many different cultures, which inspire his exotic and colourful work. In his spare time, David enjoys walking and taking photographs of the countryside near his house in Cheshire.
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