This is THE atlas for twenty-first century readers. It"s packed with information about the way in which communities and cultures across the world have been shaped by their local environments, and it looks at the ideas and initiatives which are shaping the future. Maps of regions and oceans bring faraway places to life, with illustrations, geographical and architectuaral features, people, plants, and wildlife, from oil fields to Buddhist monks to the Amazon Rainforest. The Atlas also features a pull-out map, fold-out booklets and panels. Reveal fascinating facts for every corner of the globe! Barefoot Books is developing an app for iPad in partnership with Touch Press, creators of bestselling The Elements, and Solar System apps for iPad. Barefoot Books World Atlas app for iPad will be available in October 2011!