Monday, May 2, 2011

First Earth Encyclopedia

9780756671396HFirst Earth Encyclopedia
Published at DK Canada

About the book

Covering the essential curriculum areas of human geography, physical geography, geology, and ecology, First Earth Encyclopedia is a comprehensive introduction to the world around us. The engaging style of DK’s First Reference series is applied to such topics as where and how people live, how to use maps, weather, world environments, and the changing climate, inspiring younger readers to think about their own place in the world. With superb artwork, straightforward text, buttons, and quizzes, First Earth Encyclopedia makes our world simple to understand.

Our Thoughts

Introduce the wonderful world of geography to your children.   This book will give all the necessary information you need to picked the curiosity of your children on geography.   Throughout this book, your children will explore the physical geography, the living world and the different regions around the globe, the human geography, as well as the wonderful world of maps and more.

It starts with a clear definition of what geography is and slowly explore the variety of geographical information we can discover on Earth.   Water, volcanoes, rivers, caves, climate, weather are only a small list of the information found in this book.  Your children will also be introduced to the various ecosystems we can found on the planet with the animals living there. 

First Earth Encyclopedia contains stunning pictures from around the world and interesting illustrations explaining concepts.   You will also find maps of all sorts including one that shows the major languages around the world.  The kids will also be introduced to economical concepts and world industry.   The book also include an interesting reference section with fun pictures to look and a glossary explaining the various terms used through the book.     And to test the knowledge learned while reading this book, you will find questions on some pages as well as their answers.   I thought it was a wonderful idea to include questions on each pages to stimulate the learning process.

I would say that this book is perfect for grades 1 to 3 for an early introduction on geography.    This book is a fantastic addition for any homeschool bookshelves.  

This series also contains books on First Animal Encyclopedia, First Atlas, First Dictionary, First Dinosaur Encyclopedia, First Encyclopedia, First Human Body Encyclopedia, First Nature Encyclopedia, First Science Encyclopedia, First Space Encyclopedia and How things work Encyclopedia.

The First Earth Encyclopedia is available at your favourite bookstore, even

Disclaimer: Thanks to DK Canada for sending me the above mentioned product for review purposes. I was not monetarily compensated for this review. Please note that the review was not influenced by the Sponsor in any way. All opinions expressed here are only my own.

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