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Review of "The Amazing Pop-Up Geography Book" by Kate Petty, Jennie Maizels

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The Amazing Pop-Up Geography Book
by Kate Petty, Jennie Maizels

Dutton Juvenile

$24.99 Suggested Retail Price

It is truly amazing what can be done with pop-up pages these days. This book begins with a pop-up globe of the world that you can remove from the book and use as you turn the following pages. Right away there is a bright sun that opens up to show the solar system and our relationship in that system. You can move on to the continents each and opens up to present the information. A huge center pop-up teaches us about mountains and rivers. Small flaps that can be picked up tell about the biggest, deepest and highest spots and areas of the world. Earthquakes and volcanoes show up with information and stats about the where and how. The final page shows a smiling earth that opens to display the animals of the world and where they are found. That's not all that is included in the book. Lots of tabs and wheels appear to provide the reader with more and more information.

This is an outstanding example of fun learning with a children's book that can be enjoyed over and over.

Rainbo Electronic Reviews published this review in our December, 2000 issue.

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