Countries Around the World Pack E-H of 24 by Mary Colson, Michael Hurley, Claire Throp, Lori McManus
  

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Countries Around the World Pack E-H of 24 by Mary Colson, Michael Hurley, Claire Throp, Lori McManus

This series offers comprehensive coverage of countries around the world. The emphasis of this series will be on up to date, recent information, current affairs, and newsworthy entries. The design is modern, with contemporary, glossy photographs and clear maps and charts. Each book will offer complete coverage of one country, including sections on society, geography, culture, peoples, history, size, neighbors, economy, government, foreign language vocabulary, recipes, and flags.

About the Author

Mary Colson is a teacher and a writer. She is fascinated by the world and the cultures of different countries, with their unique myths and legends. Claire Throp loves sea mammals and spent far too long looking at them while supposedly doing research for this book! She has written children's nonfiction on subjects ranging from countries to sports to. She lives just outside Oxford, England. Patrick Catel has worked in children's publishing for over a dozen years. He has been involved in the publication of hundreds of titles on a wide range of topics. If it's winter and he's not working on books, he's probably hitting the slopes! Jilly Hunt has over 15 years experience of educational publishing. Formerly an editor for Pearson, Jilly is now a freelance children's writer and editor. She has written more than 15 non-fiction books for children and young adults. She graduated from Oxford Brookes University with BA Honours in Publishing and History of Art. She now lives in Oxfordshire with her husband two small children. Melanie Waldron worked in children's publishing for many years before becoming a full-time author. She has written many non-fiction books for young people and specializes in science and geography topics. Robin S. Doak has been writing for children for more than 19 years. A former editor of Weekly Reader and U*S*Kids magazine, Doak has authored fun and educational materials for kids of all ages. She is a past winner of the Educational Press Association of America Distinguished Achievement Award. She lives with her family in Maine. Nick Hunter has written many non-fiction books for children. He has a degree in Modern History and specializes in writing about history and social studies. Elizabeth Raum has written over two-dozen nonfiction books for young readers, including a biography of Louis Armstrong for Capstone Press. Over the years, she has worked as a middle school and high school English teacher, an elementary school librarian, and a college library director. Elizabeth Raum has written many nonfiction books for children. Two of her Capstone You Choose books, Orphan Trains: An Interactive History Adventure (2011) and Can You Survive Storm Chasing? (2012), are Junior Library Guild selections. Elizabeth lives in Michigan with her husband, Richard. Michael Burgan has written numerous books for children and young adults during his nearly 20 years as a freelance writer. Many of his books have focused on U.S. history, geography, and the lives of world leaders. He has also written fiction and adapted classic novels. Michael has won several awards for his writing, and his graphic novel version of the classic tale Frankenstein (Stone Arch Books) was a Junior Library Guild selection. Michael has also worked as an editor at Weekly Reader, the classroom news magazine used in schools across the United States. Michael graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor's degree in history. When not writing for kids, he enjoys writing plays, and his works have been staged across the United States. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his cat, Callie. Charlotte Guillain worked as a bookseller, an English teacher and an editor before becoming an author. She has written more than 100 books, both fiction and non-fiction. She always wanted to be a writer and her top tip is to read as much as you can.

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Format

Hardback
Contains 21 Hardbacks
1008 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Mary Colson, Michael Hurley, Claire Throp, Lori McManus
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Publisher


www.raintreepublishers.co.u...

Publication date

15th May 2012

ISBN

9781406235890


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