Camels are called ships of the desert because they carry people and goods across vast expanses of hot, dry land.
Inside you'll Find:
The fastest animal on Earth
Maps, a time line, photos-and six-foot trumpets that are played to honor leaders
Surprising, True facts that will shock and amaze you
All New All True!
Table of Contents
1 Snapshot of a Continent Which African tree looks as if it is upside down? 7
2 Amazing Animals Which animal's home can be 30 feet tall? 15
Sounds of a Land Who helps to keep history alive in West Africa? 20
3 Africa Then Which explorer took a giraffe home with him? 23
4 Free at Last! Who shared the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize? 31
5 Africa Now Who are the "Blue Men"? 35
True Statistics 43
Important Words 46
About the Author 48