Non-Fiction Book Review: Beginner’s World Atlas

National Geographic Kids Beginner's World Atlas, 4th Edition by National Geographic Kids
National Geographic Kids Beginner’s World Atlas, 4th Edition
by National Geographic Kids

4 out of 5 stars on GoodReads

This beginner’s atlas is perfect for young readers with a curiosity about the world! It starts with how maps show different countries and landscapes, and how to read a map using the key, the compass, and the distance scale that shows miles and kilometers. Full of colorful illustrations and photos, this atlas grabs the reader’s attention and brings the wonders of different nations to every page.

I like how the book is divided up by continent. It makes it easy to find what you are looking for, and to see how countries that border each other have a lot in common. It has maps that compare the landscapes, climates, plants and animals that are indigenous to the region, as well as the major cities, languages, and culture of each nation.
The text and illustrations are large and clear, making it easy to read and understand. The various types of climates are explained from tundra and rain forests to deserts and mountains. Featuring photos of major landmarks in each continent like bridges, buildings, national parks, palaces, and cultural centers, the book gives a wide view of the lifestyle of diverse people all over the globe, including their food, native plants and animals, clothing fashions, sports, and music.

This book is perfect for young readers, ages 7-10, who are just beginning to learn about the wide world and all the beauties it contains.

Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for a free and honest review. All the opinions stated here are my own true thoughts and are not influenced by anyone.

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