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.

  • BGPA 5 years +

    Big Picture Atlas (Hardback)

    Emily Bone

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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.
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  • ATLS 7 years +

    Children's Atlas Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

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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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  • BTOJK 7 years +

    Collins Primary Atlas (Paperback)

    Collins Maps

    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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  • ALVRD 4 years +

    Collins First Atlas (Paperback)

    Collins Maps

    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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  • ANAZI 5 years +

    Collins Children's World Map (Other)

    Colourful Illustrated Map of the World This highly illustrated pictorial map is designed to take children on a journey of discovery around the countries of the world. The mapping is clear, colourful and highly informative and shows countries and capital cities. Stunning illustrations are used to depict themes such as national emblems, customs, food, birds, animals, buildings and sports to help younger readers gain an understanding of peoples around the world.
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  • AGIUR 5 years +

    Usborne Sticker Picture Atlas of the World (Paperback)

    Sam Lake

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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.
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  • ABDMU 5 years +

    Oxford Very First Atlas (Paperback)

    Patrick Wiegand

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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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  • ATPFV 7 years +

    The World (Paperback)

    Collins

    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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  • ADYLO 5 years +

    Usborne Sticker Atlas of Britain and Northern Ireland (Paperback)

    Stephanie Turnbull

    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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  • ALIKB 6 years +

    Atlas of Adventures (Hardback)

    Lucy Letherland

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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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  • AAHIU 5 years +

    Usborne Lift-the-Flap: Picture Atlas (Hardback)

    Alex Frith

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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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  • AHWIA 7 years +

    Maps (Hardback)

    Aleksandra Mizielinska

    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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  • AFWDX 7 years +

    Sticker Atlas of the World (Paperback)

    Alice Pearcey

    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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  • AKRHG 5 years +

    Introducing Australia (Paperback)

    Anita Ganeri

    What is Uluru? What language is spoken in Australia? Where do koala bears live? This book answers these questions and more as it introduces young readers to the continent of Australia through age-appropriate maps, engaging photographs, and simple text. Topics covered within the book include where the continent is, climate, geography, animals and plants, countries, people and languages, natural resources, cities, and famous places.
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  • ATPFU 7 years +

    Amazing Places (Paperback)

    Collins

    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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  • ARKDE

    Mapping Communities (Hardback)

    Melanie Waldron

    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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  • APNAX 6 years +

    See Inside Great Cities (Hardback)

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    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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  • AMOXO 7 years +

    Maps Poster Book (Paperback)

    Aleksandra Mizielinski

    This beautiful large-format poster book lets you put the world on your wall with the gorgeous images from Big Picture Press's bestselling Maps. This is a stunning celebration of the world from immense mountains to tiny insects.
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  • AKZHC 5 years +

    Introducing South America (Paperback)

    Anita Ganeri

    The titles in this series introduce readers to the continents through age-appropriate maps, bright photographs and simple text.
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  • ARKDF

    Mapping Information (Hardback)

    Melanie Waldron

    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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  • AQCOU 5 years +

    Where People Work (Hardback)

    Jen Green

    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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  • AQCNZ 7 years +

    Understanding Local Maps (Paperback)

    Jack Gillett

    Reading and interpreting a variety of maps is an important geographical skill and enquiry method. Maps and Mapping skills is a series that looks at basic and intermediate geographical skills involved in map reading and map making. By translating the three dimensional into two, children are encouraged to hone their thinking skills and spacial awareness, and consider the presentation of complex information into a logical and usable map. This will provide a useful introduction to reading atlases as well as basic map skills for KS3. Will contain questions/activities throughout to encourage children to practice map reading, understand concepts from scale to population density, and to learn to use maps for particular purposes.
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  • APYME 5 years +

    Our Village School (Hardback)

    Deborah Chancellor

    A group of friends from Great Chesterford in Essex 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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  • APYMB 5 years +

    Our Island School (Hardback)

    Deborah Chancellor

    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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