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Topics : Primary School Maps & Directions Books

Our map books for kids will help them understand the art of map reading and learn how to get from A to B. They cover different areas, countries and continents all around the world.

  • Big Picture Atlas

    Emily Bone

    Product Code: BGPA
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This hardback is a full-colour picture atlas that will help children aged 5 and over learn all about the world around them.

    There are 15 beautifully illustrated maps for children to pore over and they explain all about different countries, continents, oceans, mountains and ice caps. A celebration of our amazing planet, it also explains where animals and people live.

    This book also contains fascinating facts about each country.
    • £4.99
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  • Lift-the-Flap: Around the World Mazes

    Maxime Lebrun

    Product Code: LFWM
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Globetrotting children can learn about the different countries of the world as they complete the routes in this a-maze-ingly interactive book!

    As children find their way through the marvellous mazes, they'll be able to learn about amazing animals including giraffes and koalas and the world's most famous sights like the Eiffel Tower and the Statue of Liberty.
    • £3.99
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  • Usborne Illustrated Atlas of Britain and Ireland

    Struan Reid

    Product Code: IABI
    Hardback 6 years +
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    Tour Britain and Ireland without leaving your home...

    The Usborne Illustrated Atlas of Britain and Ireland gives children the chance to journey around the British Isles - all the way from the craggy far north of Scotland to the rolling green fields in the south east of England. The maps reveal tidbits and facts about various cities that range from where Isaac Newton was born and where banoffee pie was invented!

    It has plenty of facts to pore over alongside lively illustrations and colourful picture maps. It also highlights famous landmarks, towns and cities, wildlife, customs and significant moments from each country's history.
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  • Children's Atlas Collection - 3 Books

    Product Code: ATLS
    Collection 7 years +
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    Learn about the countries, animals and flags of the world with this informative and accessible three-book collection.

    As well as helping children learn how to read a map, these books are packed with facts and photographs to make their pages even more appealing.

    They all have clear and colourful maps and the world atlas introduces different cultures, regions and customs; the animals book lets children know where creatures originate from; and the flags book will help them recognise different identities.

    Format: paperback
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  • Mapping My World Collection - 4 Books

    Product Code: MAPW
    Collection 6 years +
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    Children can map their way forward with these four books.

    This vibrant series introduces young readers to maps and mapping conventions. The books have simple graphics and easy-to-understand text explaining what maps are, how to read them, and even how readers can make their own.

    Each book features a useful hands-on learning activity that readers can do to reinforce the mapping skills they have learned.
    Format: paperback
    • £5.99
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  • Collins Primary Atlas

    Collins Maps

    Product Code: BTOJK
    Paperback 7 years +
    A curriculum-supportive Primary Atlas for children aged 7-11 years (Key Stage 2). Designed for use in the classroom or at home, this revised edition includes informative politically coloured reference mapping of all major world regions and relevant topics. * This primary atlas provides an introduction to mapping of the UK, Europe and all major regions of the world. It includes information on map reading skills, the meaning of scale and measuring distances. * The reference maps are informative, politically coloured, and easy to read with national capitals and major cities easily identifiable. The maps are supported with national flags and basic national statistics. * Continental maps are linked to the regional mapping and are supported by a selection of aerial and terrestrial photographs. Continental relief maps show layer colouring and major physical features are highlighted.
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  • Collins First Atlas

    Collins Maps

    Product Code: ALVRD
    Paperback 4 years +
    Collins First Atlas is a fun, vibrant and clear starter atlas for 4-7 year olds which provides an introduction to basic geographical and atlas vocabulary. This first atlas introduces the younger pupil to photographs and mapping of a local area. From this beginning the atlas gradually maps through regional, national, continental and world regions with global views of the wider world. Carefully selected map labels highlight certain countries or features which can be easily identified to illustrate the concept of mapping as it becomes more complex. All maps are supported with short informative sentences which use a basic geographical vocabulary.
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  • UK in Maps

    Stephen Scoffham

    Product Code: BPOWX
    Paperback 7 years +
    Collins UK in Maps is a multi-topic atlas of the UK, which introduces the most relevant topics to reflect the Geography Key Stage 2-3 requirements of the National Curriculum. Formerly published as Collins Keystart UK Atlas, this collection of maps can be used to investigate different themes and topics. It tells a story in maps, diagrams, charts, words and photographs each of which presents information to compare and examine. We live on a remarkable planet and this atlas helps us to make sense of the UK today and understand how things came to be as well as how they might change in years to come. Suggested activities on each spread encourage users to explorer further.
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  • Usborne Lift-the-Flap: Picture Atlas

    Alex Frith

    Product Code: AAHIU
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Encourage your child to explore the world from the comfort of home with Usborne's clever Lift-the-Flap Picture Atlas!

    Colourful and appealing illustrations and lots of flaps give this picture atlas tons of appeal for youngsters. With a giant world map poster included, the Usborne Picture Atlas allows children to explore the world one flap at a time.

    This atlas features a page for each continent and helps young readers to discover the animals, buildings, foods and cultures that they would find there.
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  • Usborne Sticker Picture Atlas of the World

    Sam Lake

    Product Code: AGIUR
    Paperback 5 years +
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    The Sticker Picture Atlas of the World will take children on an interactive journey around the world...

    Children can place stickers of landmarks, animals and people in all the right places - and learn about the countries of the world as they go!

    With fresh and modern illustrations, this fun-filled book makes for a lively and inviting first atlas.
    • £6.29
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  • The World

    Collins

    Product Code: ATPFV
    Paperback 7 years +
    The World, an illustrated pictorial atlas, takes children on a journey of discovery around the countries of the World. Clear, colourful and highly informative, discover fascinating facts about the countries, cultures and landmarks of our world. Topics are introduced globally to explain simply the use of illustrations selected on the regional mapping. Mapping is arranged by continent for easy reference and each map is packed with useful statistics and fascinating facts about the world we live in. A great resource for schoolwork and home projects, easy to follow, fun and entertaining.
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  • Maps

    Aleksandra Mizielinska

    Product Code: AHWIA
    Hardback 7 years +
    This book of maps is a visual feast for readers of all ages, with lavishly drawn illustrations from the incomparable Mizielinskis. The maps show not only borders, cities, rivers, and peaks, but also places of historical and cultural interest, eminent personalities, iconic animals and plants, cultural events and many more fascinating facts associated with every region.
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  • Sticker Atlas of the World

    Alice Pearcey

    Product Code: AFWDX
    Paperback 7 years +
    From the experts at Usborne, this is a brilliantly interactive resource that will help children learn all about the countries of the world. With fantastic stickers and insightful facts, this proves a useful introduction to geography and features a range of famous capital cities. Famous world landmarks are also featured, including the Little Mermaid statue in Copenhagen and the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
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  • Usborne Sticker Atlas of Britain and Northern Ireland

    Stephanie Turnbull

    Product Code: ADYLO
    Paperback 5 years +
    This is a new edition of a great-value sticker book with brightly coloured, intricate illustrations and photographs of the major sights, cities and landmarks of each country. It is updated to include the 2012 Olympics stadium. It features over 140 stickers for children to place on the maps. It also features the key towns of Britain and Northern Ireland, as well as sculptures, bridges and galleries, from the countries' most famous places to their hidden secrets.
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  • Philip's Infant School Atlas

    David Wright

    Product Code: BYANU
    Hardback
    - The 3rd edition of Philip's best-selling atlas for 5 to 7-year olds - Ideal for teaching Key Stage 1, helping to cover geography, history, science, citizenship and literacy requirements - Written by experts Professor David Wright and Rachel Noonan - Published in association with the Royal Geographical Society - 50 pages of clear, child-friendly maps showing our world today - Countries brought to life with flags, illustrations and photos - Bold text, simple words and short sentences to encourage reading skills - Starts with the Earth as a Planet then zooms into each of the world's regions with maps and illustrations - Numbered balloons on each map link to photos of real place Fully revised and updated, the new edition Philip's Infant School Atlas is intended for children in the early stages of reading, aged between 5 and 7 years old, with simple text to explain what is happening on the maps and illustrations to the young children. The atlas contents have been designed to be compatible with National Curriculum Key Stage 1 expectations. Clear, child-friendly maps are combined with fascinating photographs and facts about the world to provide essential geographical information for young children. 'Balloons' link photos of real places to each map. Guidance is given at the beginning of the atlas on how to use the maps, encouraging the early development of map skills and knowledge of the world. An index to the maps plus an illustrated glossary complete the atlas. Each colourful spread is illustrated with fascinating colour photographs and packed with fact boxes, curiosities, flags, stamps and simple quiz questions. Philip's Infant School Atlas is both fun to use and easy to understand. The text is simple and uncomplicated, and will encourage early reading skills to develop in the children. The previous edition was advertised with product code AQHHN
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  • Atlas of Adventures

    Lucy Letherland

    Product Code: ALIKB
    Hardback 6 years +
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    Set your spirit of adventure free with this lavishly illustrated trip around the world. Whether you're visiting the penguins of Antarctica, joining the Carnival in Brazil or a canoe safari down the Zambezi River, this book brings together more than 100 activities and challenges to inspire armchair adventurers of any age. Find hundreds of things to spot and learn new facts about every destination. With epic adventures from the four corners of the globe and discoveries to be made on your own doorstep, this book will inspire you to set off on your own journey of discovery.
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  • See Inside Great Cities

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: APNAX
    Hardback 6 years +
    A fabulous lift-the-flap book for older children showing the varied and vibrant lives of the world's greatest cities. Lift over 80 flaps to discover famous landmarks and amazing facts about London, Paris, Istanbul, Shanghai and more. Explore soaring skyscrapers, elegant cathedrals and bustling shopping streets - and discover fascinating facts and details beneath the flaps.
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  • Oxford Very First Atlas

    Patrick Wiegand

    Product Code: ABDMU
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Have you ever wondered: * What the Earth looks like from space? * How many continents there are? * Where Mount Everest is? Find out in your very first atlas! The Oxford Very First Atlas is a stimulating first atlas for young children. It is completely up-to-date with accurate, easy-to-read and colourful mapping, presented in an accessible visual layout based on research into how young children use maps. It introduces young learners to maps and develops early atlas skills, encouraging them to talk about local and distant places and to find key places on maps. It includes: * An introduction to the globe and places around the world * Stunning images of the Earth from space * Clear and colourful maps of the world and all the continents.
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  • Using Maps

    Claire Llewellyn

    Product Code: APXEQ
    Paperback 5 years +
    Ways into Geography: Using Maps takes a first look at maps and symbols, and explains how we use them to get around. Ways into Geography is an ideal introduction to geography. It combines simple text and colourful illustrations to teach basic geographical skills and build up confidence and enthusiasm.
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  • Amazing Places

    Collins

    Product Code: ATPFU
    Paperback 7 years +
    This fascinating book is a great introduction to the most incredible features of the world's landscapes, buildings, places and environments.

    Readers will discover incredible facts about the world's most amazing places including the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Great Barrier Reef and historical buildings of Europe.

    With bright imagery and categorisation by continent, this is a great supporting resource for schoolwork and home projects.
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  • Mapping Information

    Melanie Waldron

    Product Code: ARKDF
    Hardback
    Maps are essential tools for understanding the world around us. Learning to read maps - both printed and online - is a core skill that forms the basis of social studies. This book explores the different ways that maps can show information, from population statistics to historical events.
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  • Mapping Communities

    Melanie Waldron

    Product Code: ARKDE
    Hardback
    Maps are essential tools for understanding the world around us. Learning to read maps - both printed and online - is a core skill that forms the basis of social studies. This book explores how maps can be used to show information about your local community.
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  • Where People Work

    Jen Green

    Product Code: AQCOU
    Hardback 5 years +
    Full of hands-on activities to help you learn all about map skills whilst also learning about the features of a where people work. This book will show you what a bird's eye map is by looking at aerial photos; how landmarks can be shown as symbols; how to measure scale and distance; what map plans are; how compass points show you how to find directions; how to follow pathways and roads; how to use grid references; looking at landuse; and looking at transport maps. Illustrations by Sarah Horne in an amusing and lively style are combined with photographs to really capture a child's attention helping them to learn these important map skills.
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  • Our Island School

    Deborah Chancellor

    Product Code: APYMB
    Hardback 5 years +
    A group of friends from Tobermory Primary School in Mull, Scotland are going on a walk. The children have planned their walk carefully and have a list of questions they want to answer about their local area. We then follow them as they explore thier local area and answer their questions. This book is part of 'A walk from' series which explores different geographical environments using maps and photos. It helps young children understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area of the United Kingdom. The books feature key physical and human geographical vocabulary and skills such as compass directions, map reading and recognising landmarks and features.
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