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Children Map the World, Volume 2: Selections from the Barbara Petchenik Children's World Map Competition

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Children Map the World, Volume 2, showcases one hundred favorite world map drawings submitted to the Barbara Petchenik Children's World Map Competition 2005-2007. The map competition, sponsored by The International Cartographic Association, was created as a memorial to Barbara Petchenik, a cartographer who studied how children comprehend maps. The vibrant collection of maps in this volume presents varying perspectives on the theme "Many Nations-One World" from young artists, ranging in age from four to fifteen and representing 37 countries. Cartographers, geographers, educators, and children will take interest in the colorful maps presented in this book.
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Temenoujka Bandrova is an associate professor of cartography and head of the laboratory on cartography at the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Jesus Reyes Nunez is cochair of the Commission of Cartography and Children with the International Cartographic Association.

Milan Konecny is director of the laboratory for cartography and geoinformatics and associate professor at Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic.

Jeet Atwal is a maps specialist in the Maps, Data and Government Information Centre at the Carleton University Library in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

ISBN: 9781589482463    2009   144 pages   $29.95

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