|aCountries of the world /|cwritten by Andrea Mills.
|a1st American ed.
|aNew York, NY :|bDK Publishing,|c2020.
|a192 p. :|bcol. ill., col. maps ;|c29 cm
|aOur world in pictures
|aWorld map -- North America -- South America -- Africa -- Europe -- Asia -- Australia and Oceania -- Polar regions -- Reference.
|a"Every country profile is packed with photos, and each nation has a full-color map detailing its main cities, landscape features, and borders, and exactly where in the world it is. At-a-glance panels provide a quick reference to all the stats, and the easy-to-read text is full of fascinating, fun facts." -- provided by publisher.
Take a fascinating around-the-globe tour, with a stopover in every nation on every continent, in this picture-packed children's book. Discover the countries of the world--exploring their geography, wildlife, traditions, and arts--in this picture-packed children's book. Every country profile is full of photos, and each nation has a full-color map detailing its main cities, landscape features, and borders, and exactly where in the world they are. At-a-glance panels provide a quick reference to all the stats, and the easy-to-read text is full of fascinating, fun facts. Countries of the World shows the many unique things that make one country different from another but might also reveal surprising similarities. Did you know that Cuba's national sport is baseball, one of the most popular sports in the US? And that kids in both Japan and Chile have earthquake drills on their school schedules? Find out about anything from the spookily vibrant Day of the Dead parade in Mexico and the beautiful springtime cherry blossom displays of Japan to blueberry picking in Sweden and India's space program. So pack your bags, decide your destination, and begin your journey