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5 Must Read Kids' Books That Make Geography Fun!

Learning geography has a way of helping children understand different cultures, traditions, and global relationships. In fact, it does much more than filling their heads with capital cities and interesting facts about natural wonders of the world. It creates globally-aware kids! One of the fun ways to make the process of teaching geography to children easier is through books. You'd be amazed at the wide range of colorful kids' books that could turn any geography-phobe into a geography-lover! Here are the top 5 children's books that are sure to make learning Geography a thrill:

1. 'Maps' by Aleksandra Mizielinska and Daniel Mizielinski
This book is a celebration of the world, from its immense mountains to its tiny insects - and everything in between! The beautifully illustrated pages aren't just rich with geographic locations and landmarks, they also showcase the cultures and people who call each place home.

2. 'There's a Map on My Lap!: All About Maps' by Tish Rabe
If your little ones are fans of Dr. Seuss, this would be the perfect book! Fun rhymes explain everything a beginner needs to know about maps, from understanding the scale to reading symbols.

3. 'A Child's Introduction to the World: Geography, Cultures, and People - From the Grand Canyon to the Great Wall of China' by Heather Alexander
This beautifully illustrated, engaging book offers a journey to the four corners of the globe. Kids will love discovering about different cultures, traditions, and landmarks that make every part of our world unique.

4. 'As the Crow Flies: A First Book of Maps' by Gail Hartman
This delightful book offers a bird's eye view of the landscapes of different habitats. The map-packed book will engage children with fun facts about different habitats around the world.

5. 'The Travel Book: A Journey Through Every Country in the World' by Lonely Planet Kids
Featuring 225 countries, this book takes kids on a fascinating journey around the world, one country at a time. It doesn't just catalogue countries with their capital cities, it highlights unique facts about each country that kids will enjoy.

Remember, no curriculums cover everything, and there's always something new to be discovered. Whether you're looking to supplement your child's school geography lessons or you're home-schooling your children, incorporating geography books into your reading list will create a fun and effective learning environment.

So, strap in for a read-aloud adventure, grab some snacks, and get ready to explore the world from the comfort of your own home!

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