By Anita Ganeri

The place is Mandarin spoken? the place do tigers dwell? what's the longest river in Asia? This booklet solutions those questions and extra because it introduces younger readers to the continent of Asia via age-appropriate maps, enticing images, and straightforward textual content. issues lined in the booklet comprise the place the continent is, weather, geography, animals and vegetation, nations, humans and languages, usual assets, towns, and recognized areas.

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About the authors: Anita Ganeri studied languages at Cambridge University. She is now an award-winning author of children’s information books, covering a wide range of topics from grammar to volcanoes.

31 Index animals 9, 14–15 Arabian Desert 9 area of Asia 5, 28 Baikal, Lake 28 Bangladesh 16, 23 Burj Khalifa 7 Caspian Sea 11 China 9, 10, 15, 20, 21, 23, 25, 27, 28 cities 27 continents 4 countries 5, 24–25 countryside 26 culture 22 deserts 9 Dubai 7 Everest, Mount 5, 8 Maldives 24 Mediterranean Sea 5 Middle East 9, 18 Mongolia 9, 20 mountains 5, 8, 28 natural resources 18–19 North and South Korea 23 Pakistan 23 people 20–21 Philippines 13 plants 15, 16–17 population 5 Qatar 18 famous places 6–7 farming 19 rainforests 12, 17 rivers 5, 10, 11, 20 Russia 12, 25, 28 geography 8–11 Gobi Desert 9 sport 23 Sri Lanka 23 Himalayas 8 Taj Mahal 6 Turkey 25 India 6, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27 Indonesia 14, 24 islands 14, 24 Japan 22, 23, 27 32 lakes 11, 28 languages 21 weather 12–13 Yangtze River 5, 10 Introducing Continents Introducing Asia • How many people speak Mandarin Chinese?

Bamboo 1. com/tell-me/people-and-places/ our-7-continents Various games, puzzles, and activities about the seven continents can be found on this website. com/kids/games/ geographygames/copycat This fun game helps you to find the continents on a map of the world. com This site has lots of maps, facts, and figures about Asia. 31 Index animals 9, 14–15 Arabian Desert 9 area of Asia 5, 28 Baikal, Lake 28 Bangladesh 16, 23 Burj Khalifa 7 Caspian Sea 11 China 9, 10, 15, 20, 21, 23, 25, 27, 28 cities 27 continents 4 countries 5, 24–25 countryside 26 culture 22 deserts 9 Dubai 7 Everest, Mount 5, 8 Maldives 24 Mediterranean Sea 5 Middle East 9, 18 Mongolia 9, 20 mountains 5, 8, 28 natural resources 18–19 North and South Korea 23 Pakistan 23 people 20–21 Philippines 13 plants 15, 16–17 population 5 Qatar 18 famous places 6–7 farming 19 rainforests 12, 17 rivers 5, 10, 11, 20 Russia 12, 25, 28 geography 8–11 Gobi Desert 9 sport 23 Sri Lanka 23 Himalayas 8 Taj Mahal 6 Turkey 25 India 6, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27 Indonesia 14, 24 islands 14, 24 Japan 22, 23, 27 32 lakes 11, 28 languages 21 weather 12–13 Yangtze River 5, 10 Introducing Continents Introducing Asia • How many people speak Mandarin Chinese?

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