There’s a Map on My Lap!: All About Maps

by Tish Rabe

Learn the many uses of different types of maps, including city, state, world, topographic, temperature, terrain and more. Find out about various map formats (flat, globe, atlas, puzzle) and tools used to read them (symbols, scales, grids, compasses). Information cards from Thing 1 and Thing 2 and instant glossary words in bold provide fun facts throughout the story.

"Peel the skin off an orange

and lay it out flat.

A flat map of the earth

will look something like that."

The Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library is a nonfiction series that introduces youngsters to basic science concepts. The titles explore a range of subjects, including dinosaurs, pets, marine life and nature subjects such as trees and outer space. Written in rhyme, these stories feature the classic characters from The Cat in the Hat book — The Cat, Sally, Dick, Thing One and Thing Two, and even the fish! Look for more Learning Library omBooks coming soon!

Recommended ages: 5 - 10


  • ★ New! Record your own voice
  • ★ New! Share voice tracks with others that own this app
  • ★ New! Page selector
  • ★ Two ways to read: "Read to Me" and "Read it Myself"
  • ★ Individual words highlight and are read aloud when tapped
  • ★ Instant Glossary! Tap bold words to learn their definition
  • ★ Interact with the animated objects on each page
  • ★ Picture / Word association — tap objects to see and hear its name
  • ★ Professional audio narration and custom background audio for each scene

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