Anita Ganeri has won the Geographical Association Silver Award. Born in India, she went to Cambridge University, then worked as an editor before becoming a full-time author of children's information books, specializing in geography and the natural world. Stephen Waterhouse has been illustrating since 1998, creating pictures for books, posters, cards, jigsaws, maps, advent calendars, packaging, and magazines. In 1998 he won the Association of Illustrators Student Section Gold Award.
With a level of detail likely to leave children intrigued rather
This book illuminates and sparks interest in the world at large,
with its friendly and clear illustrations, and fact-filled bursts
--New York Times online Ganeri and Waterhouse offer a veritable fireworks display of information, with doublespread pop-ups for each of the seven continents. The book is loaded with facts, native animals, major landmarks, flags, record-breakers, and more. Perfect for the rocking-chair traveler, and helpful with those inevitable school reports -- it's also interactive, complete with a pull-the-tab Panama Canal and a turning wheel of Asian products.
--The Boston Globe Elementary-aged children are likely to spend hours with the information-packed visual treat MY POP-UP WORLD ATLAS.