Explore the world with the Continents series. Each book introduces readers to one of the seven continents and gives an overview of its main features. It describes the major landforms of the continent, its climate and vegetation, as well as the people and animals that live there. Find out about the highest mountains, hottest deserts, biggest lakes and longest rivers in the world, and learn about the continent's big cities, countryside, famous places and much more! Each continent is brought to life through: - large full-colour photographs and maps - a list of 'fast facts' - a glossary and an index.