A Visual Guide to Philippine Geography is a veritable travelogue that takes the reader on a dazzling journey across the Philippines from the northernmost islands of Batanes to the southernmost province of Tawi-Tawi.
The book highlights the expanse of the country’s geographic wonders—
towering mountains and volcanoes, deep valleys and rolling plains, majestic oceans and pristine beaches, and serene lakes and lagoons.
Colorful photographs and graphic illustrations complement in-depth discussions of the physical characteristics of the Philippines, from its location, size, and shape, to its fascinating topography, including notable landforms and bodies of water. Most importantly, the book explores how the country’s unique geography has shaped the cultural, economic, and political diversity of Filipino communities and nationhood.
The book features the following chapters:
About the collection
Referencia Moderna's Visual Guide Series is a collection of brilliantly illustrated reference books for young readers. With fun facts, trivia, and images, these new reference titles will help nurture the children’s love for the country, their cultural identity, as well as their love for reading.
Exciting games and activities are also embedded at the end of every chapter of each book to provide an interactive experience to the readers. A Visual Guide to Manila-Acapulco Galleons pioneered the launch of this series in 2019. Other books include: A Visual Guide to Philippine Fauna, A Visual Guide to Philippine Flora, A Visual Guide to Philippine Food, A Visual Guide to Philippine Pre-Colonial Philippines, A Visual Guide to Philippine Games, and A Visual Guide to Philippine Folklore.
About the authors
Hamlita Alegre or Teacher Hamlet earned her degree in Mass Communication from Emilio Aguinaldo College. She subsequently obtained her Certificate for Professional Teaching from the National Teachers College. She also pursued Creative Writing at the University of the Philippines. At present, Teacher Hamlet handles Oral Communication, Creative Writing, English for Academic and Professional Purposes, and Community Engagement, Solidarity, and Citizenship at Lope de Vega Stand Alone Senior High School in Northern Samar.
Phoebe Emmanuelle DG. De Asis is currently a Grade 3 Level Coordinator at Miriam College Grade School. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education from De La Salle University Manila and is currently taking up Master of Arts in Teaching Early Grades at the University of the Philippines Diliman.
Maria Annalyn P. Gabuat teaches grade school Araling Panlipunan at Miriam College. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Philippine Studies from the University of the Philippines, Diliman, and is currently taking up Master of Arts in Education majoring in Social Studies at the University of the Philippines Open University.
A Visual Guide to Philippine Geography
pages ; 21.59 cm x 27.94 cm