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Children Map the World: Selections from the Barbara Petchenik Children's World Map Competition Paperback – September 1, 2005

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 120 pages
  • Publisher: Esri Press (September 28, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1589481259
  • ISBN-13: 978-1589481251
  • Product Dimensions: 10 x 0.4 x 10 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,449,984 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Jackie Anderson is an associate professor of geography, planning and environment at Concordia University in Montreal and the Canadian chair of the Cartography and Children Commission of the International Cartographic Association. Jeet Atwal is a map specialist at the Maps, Data, and Government Information Centre at Carleton University Library in Ottawa, Ontario. Patrick Wiegand is a reader in geography education at the University of Leeds and the UK chair of the Cartography and Children Commission. Alberta Auringer Wood is a librarian specializing in maps, data, and media at the Queen Elizabeth II Library at Memorial University, Newfoundland.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Maija Racevskis on May 31, 2008
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This is a magnificent book - a selection of maps submitted by children from around the world, aged 5 to 15, to the International Cartographic Association. Their dreams, interests, hopes and fears are interwoven into these poignant portrayals of our planet, its beauty, and its woes. Having been totally mesmerized by the copy I received, I immediately ordered five more, for each of my grandchildren, and for gifts. This is a book as much for adults as children, and my only regret is that it is a paperback. I will encourage the children to treat the book with love and care, because this is a keeper for life - mine, and my grandchildren's.
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