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.
This hardcover book is printed in large format which makes for a great lie-on-the-floor read. Not only does every page showcase an entire country, complete with population facts and capitals, but the illustrators include cultural highlights, as well as native plants and animals. I especially enjoyed the sea creatures tucked here and there among the oceans and seas.
This isn't a comprehensive series of maps by any means, but this book makes the world map fun and accessible for kids. This would also make a great reference guide for class projects.