Mapping: The Seaside by Jen GreenMapping: The Seaside by Jen Green

Mapping: The Seaside

byJen Green

Hardcover | September 27, 2016

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Full of hands-on activities to help you learn all about map skills whilst also learning about the features of the seaside. This book will show you what a bird's eye map is by looking at aerial photos of a seaside town;how tourist maps can help you find your way around; how symbols are used to represent landmarks, how to use a compass at the beach; how scale works by comparing two different harbours; to make a plan map of a pier showing how it is used; using grid references on a holiday campsite; planning a walk near a river estuary using a map; showing contour lines to map cliffs; using weather maps and landuse maps to show seaside buildings such as shops, hotels and houses; looking at islands and how teh water around them is mapped.

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.
Jen Green received a doctorate from the University of Sussex (Dept of English and American Studies) in 1982. She worked in publishing for 15 years and is now a full-time writer, who has written over 150 books for children. Her book 'Your Feelings: I'm Special' was short-listed for the NASEN Special Needs Award.
Title:Mapping: The SeasideFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10.75 × 8.5 × 0.25 inPublished:September 27, 2016Publisher:Hachette Children'sLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:075028577X

ISBN - 13:9780750285773