Wide Eyed Editions Amazing Asia: An Encyclopedia of an Epic Continent Wide Eyed Editions Amazing Asia: An Encyclopedia of an Epic Continent
Wide Eyed Editions Amazing Asia: An Encyclopedia of an Epic Continent Wide Eyed Editions Amazing Asia: An Encyclopedia of an Epic Continent

Amazing Asia: An Encyclopedia of an Epic Continent

By Rashmi Sirdeshpande


Publication Date: October 1, 2024

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Ages 8 to 12, Grades 3 to 7

Awe-inspiring encyclopaedia celebrating the diverse history, cultures, religions, lifestyles, and landscapes of the epic continent of Asia


Welcome to Asia! Discover the incredible history and diversity of Asia in all its splendor, 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, Jimmy Choo, 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.

About the Author

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.

Format: Hardcover

Length: 112 pages

Publisher: Wide Eyed Editions

Publication Date: October 1, 2024

ISBN: 9780711288324

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