Some things are so huge or so old that it’s hard to wrap your mind around them. But what if we took these big, hard-to-imagine objects and events and compared them to things we can see, feel and touch? Instantly, we’d see our world in a whole new way. So begins this endlessly intriguing guide to better understanding all those really big ideas and numbers children come across on a regular basis.
The highly regarded Cultures of the World series celebrates the diversity of other cultures in this fully updated and expanded edition.
“Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Kazakhstan”–Provided by publisher.
OUR WORLD makes it fun and easy for children to learn more about the world around them. With more than 40 maps, 300 images, and hundreds of facts and statistics, this atlas will expand every child’s view of each country around the globe.
Learn about the people and cities that have emerged over thousands of years in China’s ancient and complex society.
Thirteen-year-old Moon Feather is chosen to join a dangerous pilgrimage to Mexico City to pick up live white-tailed deer, to be used to reestablish the natural population on Huichol land in the mountains.
Pippin the mouse and Tog the cat leave no drawer unturned as they search for Pippin’s missing ‘yellow sock with clocks.’
The blue-capped man who operates the crane is so attached to the machine that he never leaves it in war or in peace. Also translated by F. N. Monjo.