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National Geographic Wild Animal Atlas: Earth's Astonishing Animals and Where They Live (National Geographic Kids) Reviews

UPDATE TIME: 2018-11-27 
Review Score: 5 out of 5 star From 73 user ratings
ISBN:1426306997
LANGUAGE:English

" Beautiful and informative. I was captivated and educated. Couldn't put it down. " said.

"This book has both an informative table of contents and a helpful index, each very detailed and easy for children to follow as they search for specifics. This resource would be best helpful to children wanted to learn as much about animals as possible as they search for this knowledge on their own, without the help of many adults to do so. This source would be an excellent one for writing a report or doing a presentation and children would easily be able to work with the information given throughout the text." said.

"Name: Kristina Jewell

Title: Nat Geo wild animal atlas: Earth's astonishing animals and where they live. (2010). United States of America: National Geographic.

Call Number: 590.

Reference Type: Geographical Reference

Description: This atlas from National Geographic takes children around the world by introducing them to different animals. The book is intended for students in grades 4-7.

Price: $27.90

Relevance and Relationship: The library has several atlases, but this book presents the information in a more interesting way. Students are more likely to be interested in geography if they are simultaneously learning about animals. State and national standards concerning geography can be connected to the content in the book.

Purpose: The purpose of this atlas is to encourage readers to explore different regions of earth while learning about animals. This book would be a great addition to a school library’s reference section and can be used by students for projects.

Validity: This book is recommended by the Science Books and Films journal.

Format: Print.

Arrangement/Presentation: The book presents information primarily through images and uses small text boxes for additional information. The animals are depicted in their habitats on various continents.

Diversity: The book’s large ratio of images to text is wonderful for visual learners and students who may have difficulty reading.

Reviewed By: Throckmorton, G. S. (2011). Nat Geo wild animal atlas. Science books & films, 47(3), 73.
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"National Geographic Children’s Books. (2010). Nat geo wild animal atlas: Earth's astonishing animals and where they live Des Moines, IA: National Geographic.

Citation by: Margie Findley

Type of Reference: Geographical Reference

Call Number: J 591.9

Description: An introduction to geography that focuses on the animals found on each continent, including descriptions of common animals, simple pictorial maps, and profiles of endangered species.

Relevance and Relationship: For $16.20 an atlas which teaches children geography through animals. This is a fun and interesting way for children to learn without being bored with just looking at a map and talking about the area. The animal strategy makes this atlas stand out to similar ones.

Purpose: To teach children about geography in a fun and interesting way and to help them learn about where the animals at the zoo came from. Did I hear field trip?

Validity: National Geographic is an very highly honored publisher of educational reference materials.

Format: A 64 page hardcover book targeted at children 5 and up.

Arrangement and Presentation: The chapters are arranged by continent and include pages full of fun facts. The illustrations are exceptional.

Diversity: Introduces students to countries and cultures around the World.

Professional Review: Throckmorton, G. S. (2011). [Nat Geo Wild Animal Atlas]. Science Books & Films, 47(3), 73. Retrieved June 22, 2012 from Children's Core Collection (H.W. Wilson).
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" Beautiful and informative. I was captivated and educated. Couldn't put it down. " said.

"This book has both an informative table of contents and a helpful index, each very detailed and easy for children to follow as they search for specifics. This resource would be best helpful to children wanted to learn as much about animals as possible as they search for this knowledge on their own, without the help of many adults to do so. This source would be an excellent one for writing a report or doing a presentation and children would easily be able to work with the information given throughout the text." said.

" This has something for everyone. Well presented and organized! " said.

" Beautiful and informative. I was captivated and educated. Couldn't put it down. " said.

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