Packed with facts about everything from oceans to skyscrapers, this beginner encyclopedia is sure to draw in curious kids! Simple, easy-to-read text and lively, detailed illustrations introduce the basic concepts of geography to young readers. Simple text combines with remarkable photographs and engaging illustrations to introduce readers to the wonders of the natural world. Readers can browse through the colorful pages or turn to specific sections to find the information they need for homework assignments. Also included are recommendations for safe, age-appropriate Web sites and links to downloadable pictures.