Maps and Geography

By Ken Jennings; Mike Lowery (Illustrator)
(Little Simon, Paperback, 9781442473287, 160pp.)

Publication Date: February 4, 2014

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Description
Discover the fun facts about the world and become a master of geography with this interactive trivia book from "Jeopardy "champ and "New York Times "bestselling author Ken Jennings.
With this Junior Genius Guide to maps and geography, you'll become an expert and wow your friends and teachers with clever facts: Did you know that the biggest desert in the world is actually covered in snow? Or that Christopher Columbus wasn't the first to think that the Earth was round? With great illustrations, cool trivia, and fun quizzes to test your knowledge, this guide will have you on your way to whiz-kid status in no time



About the Author
Ken Jennings Ph.D. is a senior partner at VentureWorks and is a former codirector of the Global Leadership Program at the University of Michigan Business School. He also currently serves as managing partner at Third River Partners, a consultancy that specializes in leadership development and strategy execution and was formerly a managing partner at Accenture in change management.

Mike Lowery is an illustrator and fine artist whose work has been seen in galleries and publications internationally. Mike is the illustrator of "Moo Hoo" and "Ribbit Rabbit" by Candace Ryan;" The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School" by Laura Murray; and the Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder novels by Jo NesbO. Currently he is a professor of illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta, Georgia, where he lives with a lovely German frau, Katrin, and his super genius daughter, Allister. Visit him at MikeLowery.com.
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