A Pictorial Guide To The World’s People And Events

Summary:

Here’s a unique atlas that charts major periods from the ancient world to today. It covers religion, exploration, wars, colonization, kingdoms, famous people, technology and a whole lot more.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

A very comprehensive book of maps and photographic features, this volume offers an excellent overview of the periods covered. It’s a great starting point for a more detailed study.

Content Awareness Factors:

I can’t really think of any.


Little Kid Reaction

The young lady who looked at this book loved it!

Adult Reader Reaction

Reaction: I found this to be a very appealing volume with much to recommend it. I liked the maps with historical icons and the textual information.

Type of Book:
This photo-illustrated atlas offers kids a perspective of history with maps of many varieties, not just geography.
Educational Themes:

The maps in the book - and the breadth of time it covers - offers readers a chance to explore history in different ways and in different subject areas.

Reading Level:
0.0
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
10 and Up
Recommended Age To Read Together:
7 to 9
Age of child:
Read by a 10-year-old girl.
Purchase Recommendation:
Buy. Every school and public library should have a copy of this book but it is so much fun that I’d want my own copy at home as well.

Title The Kingfisher Atlas of World History 10000 BC-Present
Author Simon Adams
Publisher Kingfisher © 2006
Illustrators Katherine Baxter
ISBN 9780753459140
Material Hard Cover
Genres Cultures and Tradition, Geography, Atlas | Map
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