Stunning color photographs depict everyday life in Nigeria in this unusual ABC book by a talented African photographer. "An incisive, sophisticated view of her homeland's rich heritage."--Publishers Weekly.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/1/1997Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Best-selling nonfiction maven Gail Gibbons explores elephants, the world's largest land animal. Elephants are very intelligent and social, with a trunk that serves as nose, foot, hand, and tool. Using her signature combination of clear information and detailed illustrations, Gail Gibbons presents important facts about these mesmerizing animals, describing elephant behavior, habitats, diet, and more.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/1/2010Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Challenge you family with the US edition of Map It! It's like Map It World, but with cities and landmarks within the United States only. Players take turns placing randomly drawn location cards in the correct position around a given starting point. Is New York north or south of Seattle? What about Miami? Is it to the east or the west of New York? If you're not sure, make your best guess! You'll also score points by catching errors made by confused opponents. What's more, with two levels of play, young minds and seasoned globetrotters alike can lose themselves in the fun of this great game of directions! Contents: 200 location cards in two levels of difficulty; 1 compass rose card; 1 double sided reference map; 35 point tokens; rules.Recommended Ages:10 – 15
Edushape World Floor Map Learn about geography of the world with this colorful and decorative puzzle. It is a perfect accent to any room in the house or the social studies corner. Children will learn as they play with this oversized, colorful and soft floor puzzle. It features 0.5-inch thick soft, foam pieces.Product Dimensions: 13.5 (L) x 3 (W) x 13.5 (H)Age: 5 years and up
Is Paris positioned north or south of Munich? What about Miami is it located east or west of Toronto? Are you sure? Players take turns placing location cards on north-south or east-west axis in relation to previously placed cards on the table. If you're not sure, make your best guess but watch out as your opponents may catch your bluff and challenge you, if they are right you will lose a point if your card is not placed correctly. Everyone will learn as they play and will most likely discover that many places are not positioned where they imagined they were in relation to each other. Get your bearings and try to outwit your disoriented opponents! Young minds and seasoned globetrotters alike will lose themselves in the fun of this great game of directions! Contents: 200 location cards in two levels of difficulty; 1 compass rose card; 1 double sided reference map; 35 point tokens; rules.Recommended Ages:10 – 15
Africa is brought to life in this imaginative look at the plants, animals, and people that make it such a fascinating continent. Studies of both traditional tribes and modern African cities showcase Africa's diversity, and authentic activities allow kids to dive into the rich culture by making a Maasai bivouac shelter, writing a fable in the African style, working as a field biologist, making a ritual elephant mask, and learning to tie an African Kanga dress. This cross-cultural study also shows kids what challenges Africa faces today while giving them a look at what it is like to live on this interesting continent.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/1/2006Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
It's hot and dry in the plains of northern South Africa during Christmastime. On Christmas Eve, Father Christmas arrives in a donkey cart pulled by six kudu and a black rhino to deliver toys, sweets, chickens, and more. Can he also bring the rain the area desperately needs? CD and downloadable versions are also available.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/2/2010Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Archaeology reveals the rich histories of complex cultures in the cradle of humankind. Study the Dogon people of Mali. Explore the ancient city of Jenne-jeno. Learn how computer technology has recreated the Kushite temples at Jebel Barkal and how artifacts bring new insights, helping scientists to piece together the puzzle of ancient Africa.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/27/2007Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
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