It Ain't Flat: A Memorizable Book of Countries

It Ain't Flat: A Memorizable Book of Countries

by Karl Beckstrand

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(Geography, nonfiction) A list of countries meant to be read aloud to facilitate easy memorization (or entertaining reading. Ages 4 – 12). 8-page ebook with characters of color, 311 words written and designed (some illustrations) by award-winning author Karl Beckstrand (Mini-mysteries for Minors [multicultural/bilingual] series), Premio Publishing & Gozo Books (worldwide rights © Nov. 2011). This free ebook may be copied and shared for educational/non-profit/individual use with attribution to Karl Beckstrand and Premio Publishing & Gozo Books. This notice must accompany every version. Available via Premiobooks, eISBN: 978-1476100623

Product Details

BN ID: 2940032884620
Publisher: Karl Beckstrand
Publication date: 11/25/2011
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 70,983
File size: 424 KB
Age Range: 5 - 11 Years

About the Author

Smile addict Karl Beckstrand is the award-winning and bestselling author/illustrator of 20 multicultural titles and more than 80 e-books (reviews by Publisher’s Weekly, Kirkus, The Horn Book’s blog, School Library Journal, ForeWord Reviews). Beckstrand earned a B.A. in journalism from BYU, an M.A. in international relations from APU, and a certificate from Film A. Academy. Formerly a technical recruiter in Silicon Valley, Beckstrand’s early work was produced by small publishers (his first publisher died the day they were to print his book!). Since 2004 he has guided Premio Publishing & Gozo Books. An engaging presenter and workshop facilitator, Beckstrand has experience in high tech, marketing & design, public policy, film & broadcasting. He teaches media at a state college—including TV/radio/film scripts and Web content—and contrasts traditional publishing with digital book publishing. Beckstrand volunteers to teach English to immigrants from around the world. His Y.A. fiction, short stories, kids’ e-book mysteries, nonfiction/biographies, Spanish & bilingual books (with ESL/ELL pronunciation guides), and wordless books feature characters of color and usually end with a twist. He has lived abroad, been a Spanish/English interpreter, and speaks on diversity. He enjoys volleyball and kayaking (usually not at the same time). Beckstrand has presented for SUECON (education conference), Taiwan’s Global Leadership for Youth, California's Capital Book Festival, Utah Educational Library Media Association, Called to Learn conference, Salt Lake City Book Festival, PCI Webinars, Utah Humanities Council, Profnet, Murray City Writer’s Workshop, Utah Housing Coalition, LUW, Midvale City Reading Program, Utah Office of Education, professional groups, and schools. His work has appeared in: Amazon, Baker & Taylor, Barnes & Noble, Border’s, Costco, Deseret Book, Follett, iBooks, Ingram, Kobo, LDS Film Festival, Papercrafts Magazine,, The Children’s Miracle Network, The Congressional Record of the U.S. House of Representatives,, various broadcasts, and Find: “Karl Beckstrand” on FB, Twitter,, and AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEW, SPEAKING, & CONSULTATION: Speaker topics: "Getting Your Book to the World - Traditional vs. Digital publishing" "Entrepreneurship: Bless Lives, Make Money with Your Gifts" "Artistic Education - How the Humanities Enrich Us" "Writing Scripts for Shows, Film, Ads & the Web" "Writing for Media: News Stories & Press Releases that Get Attention" "How Diversity Enriches Everyone" "Making Habit Work for You - Replace the Bad with Milestones"

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It Ain't Flat: A Memorizable List of Countries 2.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
HLowry More than 1 year ago
Linguistically delighful. This book gives your tongue a workout and the rhythm of the language is fun to hear.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ii liked it and its a good way to learn about the world an its countries
brianw1 More than 1 year ago
I think it is a very interesting premise on word-play, to entice the average reader of learning some of the different countries in this world. I think the other person's poor review was because they didn't realize that you have to click "buy" to get a free copy. Anyway, I think it's great.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
You homophic piece of poop.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
All that is there is the cover page nada else but thank goodness it was free lol
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Book was gay!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!