Picture Books & Resources
As well as being the largest continent on earth, Asia is the most populous with over 2,000 languages. Both China and India have over a billion people while Mongolia is sparsely inhabited. Asia includes the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest, and some of the longest rivers. The geography of Asia is diverse from dry deserts to the monsoon rains and dangerous earthquakes. The continent has a diverse number of animals from monkeys, elephants, tigers and the Komodo dragon, the world’s largest living lizard. From the temples of Cambodia, Thailand and Japan, the Great Wall of China, the food of Malaysia and beauty of Indonesia Asia is one of the top tourist destinations. Find out more about this wonderful continent by reading from this great selection of books.
These resources relate to the book, author and illustrator. The number of resources varies subject to subject. Please check they are appropriate for your specific needs before using them with children. If you have any suggestions please get in touch!
Core Knowledge: Year 1 – The Seven Continents Lesson Plans
DK: Find Out about the Continents – Asia
BBC Bitesize KS1 Geography: People and Places – Continents and Countries
TES: Continents and Oceans KS1 Lesson plan & activities
We Have Kids: Introduction to Continents and Countries for Preschool and Kindergarten
More Books to Explore
The Children’s Library Lady has over 450 picture books on large variety of topics. You will find specific book, author and illustrator information, as well as resources. You can also browse themed books lists and explore all the books on the website. Click on the book covers below to start exploring what the website has to offer.
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