Purchased as a present for my grand daughter She was thrilled with this book and has been reading it a lot Very clear text and illustrations Her Dad finds it interesting too, so they can enjoy reading it together Up to DK s usual high standards. Take A Tour Of Planet Earth Using This Unique Map Based Encyclopedia Showing You What S Where In The Worlds Of Engineering And Technology, Art And Culture, History, Nature, Earth Science, And Human Populations With D World Maps, This Book Shows You Things Such As The World S Tallest Buildings, Longest Rivers, Most Dangerous Earthquake Spots, And Even Where You Can Scratch A Whale S Tongue And If You Have Ever Wondered Where The Best Places To Go Diving For Shipwrecks Are, Then Look No Further What S Where In The World Is Filled With State Of The Art Maps That Bring Each And Every Page To Life, Covering Diverse Topics In Six Chapters On The Earth, The Living World, People And Planet, Engineering And Technology, History, And Culture It Is The Perfect Book For School Projects Or Simply For Sating That Curiosity This book like all other books from DK is well thought out Each double page spread throughout the book shows a map of the world with a theme on each spread indicating interesting facts and figures. Looks so excellent brilliant Thank you Bought this book for my 11yr old daughter who is a keen reader She can t tear herself away from it Lots of fascinating information but also lots of good illustrations and visual explanations Great for broadening general knowledge of the world. Grandson 8yrs loves this book gains an awful lot of knowledge from it that he loves to tell you about GREAT A lovely book purchased for my grandson He is 8 years old and this term he s been finding out about mountains, rivers and coastlines He has spent many happy hours reading the content and studying the illustrations. This was bought for my son to give his soon to be 7 year old class friend at his party next week My eldest clapped eyes on it and has requested one for Christmas Perfect for kids who love facts and illustrations as opposed to heavy reading Very informative.