Hardcover Big Picture Press an imprint of Candlewick Press, 2013
Price: USD 34.25
Description: 105 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 38 cm
Dewey: 912; Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 6.4


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Translation of: Mapy.;Map on endpapers. Presents a collection of fifty-two world maps, focusing on geographical features, political borders, places of interest, and other topics.

From the Publisher
Travel the world without leaving your living room.

This book of maps is a visual feast for readers of all ages, with lavishly drawn illustrations from the incomparable Mizielinskis. It features not only borders, cities, rivers, and peaks, but also places of historical and cultural interest, eminent personalities, iconic animals and plants, cultural events, and many more fascinating facts associated with every region of our planet.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Big Picture Press an imprint of Candlewick Press
  • Publication Date: October 8, 2013
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Dewey: 912
  • Classifications: Nonfiction
  • Description: 105 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 38 cm
  • Tracings: Mizielinski, Daniel, author, illustrator.
  • ISBN-10: 0-7636-6896-6
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7636-6896-9
  • LCCN: 2013-931471
  • Follett Number: 0692TJ6
  • Interest Level: 3-6
  • Reading Level: 6.4

Reviews & Awards
  • Christian Library Journal, 03/01/14
  • Horn Book Magazine, 04/01/14
  • Kirkus Reviews, 09/15/13
  • Library Media Connection starred, 05/01/14
  • New York Times, 12/05/13
  • Publishers Weekly, 08/19/13
  • School Library Journal, 11/01/13

Full-Text Reviews
Horn Book Guide (Spring 2014)
Each map in this attractive book reveals an engaging mix of tourist sites, animals, traditionally dressed people, important figures such as Gandhi and Homer, products and cultural items (e.g., Japanese manga, Russian nesting dolls), as well as facts and figures. With a retro look reminiscent of old illustrated atlases, this browsable volume will lead to wanderlust.

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