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A world of wonders : geographic travels in verse and rhyme

Author: J Patrick Lewis; Alison Jay
Publisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : English
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Explores the world through unconventional poems and riddles, accompanied by illustrator Alison Jay's oil paintings. Young readers who wonder why the Red Sea is red, where they can ride a bullet train, or what the difference is between latitude and longitude will get a mini education in this witty picture book.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Poetry
Juvenile poetry
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Patrick Lewis; Alison Jay
ISBN: 0803725795 9780803725799
OCLC Number: 45195897
Description: 1 v. (various pagings) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Responsibility: by J. Patrick Lewis ; pictures by Alison Jay.
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Explores the world through unconventional poems and riddles, accompanied by illustrator Alison Jay's oil paintings. Young readers who wonder why the Red Sea is red, where they can ride a bullet train, or what the difference is between latitude and longitude will get a mini education in this witty picture book.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-09-09) Good Permalink

     Wonderful! I particularly enjoyed Aurora Borealis, Angel Falls, and Latitude & Longitudes. Besides poetry this book includes facts and riddles. The kids will enjoy it. Great book to get kids hooked on geography.

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