Blast off to Earth! (Hardcover)

A Look at Geography

By Loreen Leedy

Holiday House, 9780823409730, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 1992

List Price: 17.95*
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Description

A group of curious aliens visits Earth and discovers that:
*its surface is 70% water and 30% land
*there is a north pole and a south pole
*it has seven continents and four oceans
*Asia is the largest continent
*the Nile, the world's longest river, is in Africa
*the ice covering Antarctica is over a mile thick
and much more!
Here Loreen Leedy explores the planet Earth with young readers as she introdces them to geography.


About the Author

Loreen Leedy has written and illustrated more than thirty books for children. Her innovative books include Seeing Symmetry, which The Horn Book called "excellent," and The Great Graph Contest, which School Library Journal called "exciting and energetic" in a starred review. She lives in Florida.