Discover the fun facts about the world and become a master of geography with this interactive trivia book from "Jeopardy "champ and "New York Times "bestselling author Ken Jennings.
With this Junior Genius Guide to maps and geography, you ll become an expert and wow your friends and teachers with clever facts: Did you know that the biggest desert in the world is actually covered in snow? Or that Christopher Columbus wasn t the first to think that the Earth was round? With great illustrations, cool trivia, and fun quizzes to test your knowledge, this guide will have you on your way to whiz-kid status in no time
About the Author
Ken Jennings grew up in Seoul, South Korea, where he became a daily devotee of the quiz show "Jeopardy!" In 2004, he successfully auditioned for a spot on the show and went on an unprecedented seventy-four game victory streak worth $2.52 million. Jennings s book "Brainiac", about his "Jeopardy!" adventures, was a critically acclaimed "New York Times "bestseller, as were his follow-up books "Maphead" and "Because I Said So!" Jennings lives outside Seattle with his wife, Mindy, his son, Dylan, his daughter, Caitlin, and a small, excitable dog named Chance.
Mike Lowery is an illustrator and fine artist whose work has been seen in galleries and publications internationally. Mike is the illustrator of "Moo Hoo" and "Ribbit Rabbit" by Candace Ryan;" The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School" by Laura Murray; and the Doctor Proctor s Fart Powder novels by Jo Nesbo. Currently he is a professor of illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta, Georgia, where he lives with a lovely German frau, Katrin, and his super genius daughter, Allister. Visit him at MikeLowery.com.