AMAZING ASIA

Subtitle An Encyclopedia of an Epic Continent

Rashmi Sirdeshpande
Price £20.00
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Welcome to Asia! Discover the incredible history and diversity of Asia in all its splendour, with this stunningly illustrated and fact-filled encyclopedia. We dive deep into this vast and epic continent, looking at its incredible past, its fascinating present, and its exciting future. Amazing Asia celebrates the five geographic regions – East, West, North and Central, South and South East.

Each regional section includes:

 

  • Highly illustrated regional map: Understand the geography and get to know the region's countries and fascinating facts about each of them.
  • Historical timeline and history spotlight: Time-travel back to explore Asia's magnificent empires and dynasties, rulers, leaders, protests and conflicts.
  • People and culture: Learn about the important regional foods, ways of life, industry, arts and crafts, music and dance.
  • Wildlife and landscapes: Explore breathtaking vistas, animal and plant life, such as the Bengal tiger, banyan trees, the Chocolate Hills, and the Mekong river.
  • Spectacular sights: Discover an awe-inspiring panorama with stunning, intricate details, such as Mount Fuji, Petra and the ancient city of Samarkand.
  • Change makers and superstars: Meet the region's most inspiring people from every area of life – e.g., Hayao Miyazaki, Professor Maryam Mirzakhani, Sachin Tendulkar, and Yip Pin Xiu.
  • Today, tomorrow: Wander across the region in the present day and take a glimpse at what its incredibly exciting future might look like.

 

Amazing Asia brings readers bang up to date, exploring everything from the origin of Asian migration, to pockets of Asian culture all over the planet. Find out about Asia's cultural reach across the globe with K-pop, martial arts, street food, sport, Bollywood, gaming and spirituality, as well as the rise in business and technology.

Celebratory and all-encompassing,this is the go-to illustrated children's reference on Asia. From the Singing Dunes of Mongolia and the towering peaks of the Himalayas – to the rise of tech, artificial intelligence, mega-cities and superpowers, this is a breathtaking, thought-provoking and inspiring read for the whole family. 

Series:
Series Epic Continents
Format:
Format Juvenile - Hardcover 112 Pages
ISBN:
ISBN 9780711288317
Size:
Size12.20 in x 10.08 in / 310.00 mm x 256.00 mm
Published:
Published Date October 3rd, 2024
Rashmi Sirdeshpande
Rashmi Sirdeshpande is an award-winning children's author who writes a happy mix of fiction and non-fiction. She was an official World Book Day author for 2022. She loves taking big ideas and making them accessible and exciting for young readers. When she's not playing with words, you'll find her on her yoga mat twisting herself into all sort of shapes.
 
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