Heather Alexander has written numerous books for children and young adults including previous titles in this series, A Child's Introduction to the World and A Child's Introduction to Greek Mythology. She is a former children's book editor and lives in Basking Ridge, New Jersey.
Meredith Hamilton graduated from Brown University and has an MFA from the School of Visual Arts. Formerly an art director at Newsweek and Time, she illustrated the previous six books in the Child's Introduction series, among other books, and her work can be found in magazines and animations as well. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and three children.
Only problem with this book is that the pop up globe was totally messed up. Like not assembled properly. That was a big disappointment. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Sharon
I gave these out to our Culture Camp children. I loved it! It has a small paper globe inside that could be hung up and stickers to put on it.Published 10 months ago by Brenda Horn
I'm in love with this book. Great addition to my teachers library. I can't wait to share it with the kids. So many beautiful illustrations, ideas, and facts. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Christen Dunn
GReat book and really has a lot of super ideas. Planning and multicultural fair and will use this book for ideas. Great source for teachers and students alikePublished 21 months ago by Laura A. Mcglothlin
Such a helpful book to help me write my Feigraphy curriculum for this upcoming g school year! A lot of helpful pictures and even things call "Math Attacks" which connect to their... Read morePublished on July 2, 2013 by AngelaW
I loved the way the book was displayed for children but, unfortunately, I found mistakes in the first few pages.Published on May 7, 2013 by Kathleen Hull