A bright, fun, fact-packed first atlas with detailed illustrations that little geographers will love to immerse themselves in. Each continent has its own spread, with pop-ups, flaps, booklets and pull-tabs to introduce readers to the world's countries, inhabitants and most famous landmarks. Anita Ganeri wrote Scholastic's best-selling Horrible Geography series, which won the Geographical Association Silver Award and the Blue Peter Award for the Best Book with Facts in 2009.
Anita Ganeri is an award-winning author of children's information books, specialising in geography and the natural world. Born in India, she went to Cambridge University, then worked as an editor before becoming a full-time writer. Stephen Waterhouse has been illustrating since 1998, creating pictures for books, posters, cards, jigsaws, maps, advent calendars, packaging and magazines. In 1998 he won the Association of Illustrators Student Section Gold Award