I Wonder Why Venetians Walk on Water

I Wonder Why Venetians Walk on Water : And Other Questions About People and Places

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This is a highly popular and long-running series that explores the questions that young readers ask about the world around them in an unrivalled child-friendly style. The conversational format is perfect for delivering solid information in a natural, amusing and imaginative way. "I Wonder Why Venetians Walk on Water" is a superb introduction to geography. It examines countries and people around the world, and answers stimulating questions about climate and agriculture, flags and currency, as well as customs, clothes, festivals and sporting events.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 178 x 217mm
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • full-colour artwork illustrations
  • 0753414368
  • 9780753414361
  • 1,326,866

Table of contents

4 What is a country?; 7 Which is the biggest country?; 10 Which city is above the clouds?; 11 Why do Venetians walk on water?; 13 Which is the world's biggest city?; 15 How do you keep cosy in the Gobi?; 18 Where do women wear bowler hats?; 22 Where do children watch shadows?; 23 Which dancers snap their fingers?; 24 Where are wheatfields bigger than countries?; 28 Why do people race camels?; 31 When is the Day of the Dead?; 32 Index.show more

Review quote

"Provides young children with an excellent starting point for exploring their universe." Child Education "Designed to capture the imagination." School Librarian"show more

About Philip Steele

Philip Steele is an experienced author and editor who has been writing books for children and adults on a wide range of topics including history, geography and cultural themes, for over 20 years. He lives in North Wales, UK..show more

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