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Written by Barbara A. Somervill


ISBN: 978-0-531-12807-7

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Together, Australia and the many small islands of Oceania make up Earth’s smallest continent. Yet though the continent is small, it is packed with plenty to see. Readers will hop from island to island as they examine the incredible wildlife and landscapes of Australia and Oceania. Along the way, they will also explore the continent’s history with rich text and stunning visuals, and meet the people who call it home. Features include engaging sidebars that highlight unique animals, landmarks and more; maps to show size, location and topography; glossaries; eye-catching images; charts, diagrams and more.
Item #: 681663
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2019
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 7 1/4 x 8 3/8
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 994
  • Find the Truth! feature starts each book with two statements—one true and one false—which begins the inquiry process by engaging readers to think proactively
  • Engaging sidebars put a spotlight on the continents’ rarest animals, incredible landmarks, and most fascinating facts
  • The Big Truth! spread addresses environmental issues affecting each continent
  • Multiple maps show size, location, biome areas, and topography of the continents
  • Eye-catching images give readers an up-close look at the continents
  • Charts, diagrams, and infographics help clarify complex topics with up-to-date information
  • Glossaries explain difficult terms in a way that makes them easy to understand
  • Digital content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com