You can explore the geographical wonders of Earth, from weather, to water to climates and ecosystems. "Geography A Children's Encyclopedia" is the ultimate children's guide to our planet. It covers the geological and environmental processes that (literally) shape our world, from ice ages to global warming, earthquakes to tsunamis. Children will be able to explore the wonders of the natural world, from the peak of Everest to the very bottom of the Mariana Trench, learning as they go. Full of beautiful pictures bringing the natural world to life, "Geography A Children's Encyclopedia" shows the Earth at its most amazing, from volcanic eruptions to stunning crystal caves. Geological processes are described via colourful diagrams; the water cycle is fully explained, as is the structure of a rainforest canopy. Physical and political maps will bring school projects extra wow, and fact files describe each of the continents and countries in them, revealing everyday life around the globe. Children will be able to carry the world wherever they go thanks to "Geography A Children's Encyclopedia" - from the deserts of Africa to the low countries of Europe, the lush forests of Brazil to the coral reefs of Indonesia and Australia, this is the book to expand horizons and create a fantastic grounding in the sciences of geography, geology and sociology.