12 BOOKS FOR KIDS
It probably won’t surprise you, given I’m the author of a series called The Mapmaker Chronicles, but I love maps – in particular, old maps.
By Loreen Leedy
Combines information about maps with a lovely story in which a girl named Lisa makes maps of the various places her dog, Penny, hangs out.
By Joan Sweeney
Gives kids an idea of the size of the world, as it begins with a map of a bedroom and then pans out from there to the narrator’s house, street, town and so on.
Follow That Map:
A First Book of Mapping Skill
By Scot Ritchie
A fun picture book that shows kids not only how to read a map to get from A to B, but how to recognise certain map features
If you want to see art at it’s very best, however, ask a child to draw a map – either of their neighbourhood, which shows you how they see the world, or of a made-up world
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