Provides up-to-date information on all the world¿s countries. Find flags, population, languages, exports, government, & more! Includes more than 1,000 fascinating facts with ¿Did You Know?¿ trivia & data, time lines & informative graphs & charts. Plus, Fact Files: An up-close look at 14 countries, so you can meet real kids, learn words & phrases in their language, & discover facts to help with your homework. Also includes: a special 30-page North America section on Canada & the U.S., plus Mexico & its neighbors; 70 unique, colorful, detailed physical, political & product maps; & more than 250 beautiful, full-color photos introducing sites, symbols & landmarks from around the globe. Plus: Continue your travel adventures online with Go Places! IllusGarton, Keith is the author of 'Time for Kids World Atlas', published 2007 under ISBN 9781422368077 and ISBN 1422368076.