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Maps and Mapping By Jinny Johnson

Maps and Mapping by Jinny Johnson

Condition - Very Good
$17.19
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Summary

Follows Suki West, the daredevil cartographer guide, who scales mountains and sails the seas to reveal about maps starting from ancient times. This book takes the reader on a tour through the basics of maps and mapping, and imparts facts.

Maps and Mapping Summary

Maps and Mapping by Jinny Johnson

"Inside Access" takes the reader on an exciting, interactive journey through favourite subjects. With lift-up flaps, superb images and the assistance of an authoritative yet friendly guide, in-depth information is presented in a richly visual and irresistible way. "Maps and Mapping" follows Suki West, the daredevil cartographer guide, who scales mountains and sails the seas to reveal all about maps from ancient times to today. Suki takes the reader on a personal tour through the basics of maps and mapping, imparting extra and sometimes surprising facts alongside her expert knowledge and entertaining humour.

Maps and Mapping Reviews

The Washington Post Every child should have access to a globe and a junior atlas. But the handy, new, interactive book "Maps and Mapping, ", by Jinny Johnson, can help ensure that those aids don't just sit and gather dust...Lift-up flaps and foldouts keep things interesting.

About Jinny Johnson

Jinny Johnson has written and edited several non-fiction titles for young children on subjects as diverse as birds, creepy-crawlies, endangered animals, the seasons and skeletons. Her lively, engaging narratives present information in an original and straightforward way. Jinny lives in London, UK. Lyn Stone produces delightful and informative line drawings on a variety of subjects. She was formerly a curator at the Tower of London.

Table of Contents

4-5 Meet your guide; 6-7 Why we need maps; 8-9 The first maps; 10-11 Maps and explorers; 12-13 Mapping the world; 14-15 Projections; 16-17 Mapping countries; 18-19 Mapping mountains; 20-21 Your home town; 22-23 Information map; 24-25 Mapping the ocean; 26-27 Mapping space; 28-29 Mapping change; 30-31 Glossary and index.

Additional information

GOR002838305
9780753414170
0753414171
Maps and Mapping by Jinny Johnson
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Pan Macmillan
2007-08-06
32
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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