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    • ISBN:9780750291934
    • Publication date:10 Aug 2017
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My Country

By Jen Green

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  • £12.99

A brilliant way to learn about maps, from understanding grids, symbols and keys to making your own map.

Full of hands-on activities to help you learn all about map skills whilst also learning about the features of a the UK. This book will show you what a bird's eye map is by looking at aerial photos; how landmarks can be shown as symbols; how to measure scale and distance; what map plans are; how compass points show you how to find directions; how to follow pathways and roads; how to use grid references; looking at landuse ; and looking at transport maps.

Illustrations by Sarah Horne in an amusing and lively style are combined with photographs to really capture a child's attention helping them to learn these important map skills.

Biographical Notes

Jen Green received a doctorate from the University of Sussex (Dept of English and American Studies) in 1982. She worked in publishing for 15 years and is now a full-time writer, who has written over 150 books for children. Her book 'Your Feelings: I'm Special' was short-listed for the NASEN Special Needs Award.

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  • ISBN: 9780750285735
  • Publication date: 23 Apr 2015
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Wayland
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