Introducing Australia

Introducing Australia

by Anita Ganeri




What is Uluru? What language is spoken in Australia? Where do koala bears live? This book answers these questions and more as it introduces young readers to the continent of Australia through age-appropriate maps, engaging photographs, and simple text. Topics covered within the book include where the continent is, climate, geography, animals and plants, countries, people and languages, natural resources, cities, and famous places.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781432980498
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 07/01/2013
Series: Introducing Continents
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile: 660L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

About the Author

Anita Ganeri is an award-winning author of information books for children. Educated at Cambridge University, she has written more than 300 books, including the best-selling 'Horrible Geography' series (Scholastic Children's Books) which won a 2009 Blue Peter Book Award. She writes widely on animals and the natural world. A recent title for Raintree, A Day in the Life of Rainforest Animals: Capybara, has been shortlisted for a Maryland Blue Crab Award 2012. Anita lives in the north of England with her husband, children and assorted pets.

Table of Contents

About Australia 4

Famous Places 6

Geography 8

Weather 12

Animals 14

Plants 16

Natural Resources 18

People 20

Sports and Culture 22

Countries 24

Cities and Countryside 26

Fun Facts 28

Quiz 29

Glossary 30

Find Out More 31

Index 32

Some words are shown in bold, like this. You can find out what they mean by looking in the glossary.

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