The Cities Book
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The Cities Book

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Do you know where in the world you can buy drinkable gold; why an 'elephant's foot' is one of the most dangerous objects in the world; or where you might have to swim to school? Discover the answers to these questions and loads more mindblowing facts in The Cities Book, where readers aged 8+ are taken on an incredible world tour through 86 of the world's greatest cities.

Sister title to the bestselling The Travel Book, every page is packed with facts on city living, and gives kids a flavour of what it's like to grow up in each place featured. From food and festivals, to awesome architecture and amazing history - there's something for everyone. A mix of wow photography, beautiful illustrations and hand drawn maps bring each page to life. It's the perfect gift for curious kids everywhere.

Contents:



Toronto
Montreal
Vancouver
San Francisco
Los Angeles
Las Vegas
New Orleans
Nashville
Chicago
New York
Philadelphia
Washington DC
Miami
Havana
Kingston
Mexico City
Oaxaca City
La Paz
Cartagena
Manaus
Rio de Janiero
Cuzco
Buenos Aires
Ushuaia
Reykjavik
Tromso
Stockholm
Copenhagen
Edinburgh
London
Dublin
Amsterdam
Brussels
Paris
Berlin
Munich
Krakow
Prague
Vienna
Moscow
Pripyat
Istanbul
Athens
Rome
Vatican City
Venice
Madrid
Barcelona
Lisbon
Marrakesh
Cairo
Timbuktu
Dakar
Addis Ababa
Nairobi
Zanzibar Town
Cape Town
Jerusalem
Mecca
Dubai
Samarkand
Mumbai
Varanasi
Thimphu
Ulaanbaatar
Beijing
Chengdu
Hong Kong
Bangkok
Singapore
Hanoi
Manila
Tokyo
Kyoto
Pyongyang
Seoul
Darwin
Perth
Ballarat
Melbourne
Sydney
Auckland
Rotorua
Queenstown
Apia
South Tarawa

About Lonely Planet Kids: From the world's leading travel publisher comes Lonely Planet Kids, a children's imprint that brings the world to life for young explorers everywhere. With a range of beautiful books for children aged 5-12, we're kickstarting the travel bug and showing kids just how amazing our planet can be.

From bright and bold sticker activity books, to beautiful gift titles bursting at the seams with amazing facts, we aim to inspire and delight curious kids, showing them the rich diversity of people, places and cultures that surrounds us. We pledge to share our enthusiasm and love of the world, our sense of humour and continual fascination for what it is that makes the world we live in the diverse and magnificent place it is.

It's going to be a big adventure - come explore!
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Product details

  • Hardback | 212 pages
  • 236 x 311 x 18mm | 1,224g
  • Dublin 8, Ireland
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • Total Colour Pages
  • 1786570181
  • 9781786570185
  • 45,314

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