Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) (Enchantment of the World) (Enchantment of the World. Second Series) (Hardcover)
Learn all about the Ivory Coast.Nestled along the coast of West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire - or Ivory Coast - is a lush and beautiful land of tropical forests, grasslands, and wetlands crisscrossed by blue rivers and streams. Readers will get a close look at this gorgeous scenery as they explore Ivory Coast and learn about its wildlife, history, and government. They will also learn about local celebrations, find out what sports the country's people like to play, and much more. Features include maps and photos; sidebars that highlight individuals, places and events; fun facts and statistics; a timeline; economic information; flags and more.
Ruth Bjorklund graduated from the University of Washington with a master’s degree in library and information science. She has written numerous books for young people on a variety of topics, including American history, country studies, biography, wildlife, alternative energy, and the environment. Bjorklund lives with her husband and daughter on Bainbridge Island, a short ferry ride away from Seattle, Washington.