In Focus Cities by Libby Walden

In Focus Cities

Written by Libby Walden
Illustrated by Grace Easton, Sol Linero, Clair Rossiter & others

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Ten different illustrators explore the culture and customs of some of the world’s greatest cities in this stylish information book. Each city is portrayed across double pages, which in turn open out, enabling the reader to discover a wealth of detail about the different cities. As well as facts and figures, often awe-inspiring, there’s quirkier information, all illustrated: for example there’s a panel on Tokyo’s vending machines, some of which dispense very unusual things, as well as on the Sens?-ji Temple; the pages on Rome tell us about the city’s artichoke festival as well as about the Vatican and the Colosseum. Each illustrator has a distinctive style well-suited to the city they portray and the book gives a real sense of the bustling character of each featured city. ~ Andrea Reece


In Focus Cities by Libby Walden

Travel the globe and find a fresh perspective with 'In Focus Cities’. This super-sized book delves into the cultural, social and historical identities of ten world-famous metropolises. Lift the giant flaps on every spread to find out more about the iconic cities on the map.

Interspersed with trivia and quirky facts, the cross sectioned and cut-away illustrations rebuild these cities in the mind of the reader. The contributions from ten different illustrators means that each city is fresh, exciting and unique – just like the cities themselves. What better way to visit them on the page?


‘A classic encyclopedia with a modern design twist, highly recommended and definitely one to share with the whole family – READINGS AUSTRALIA

About the Author

Libby Walden is an editor at Caterpillar Books and a book review blogger at Through the Wardrobe. Libby’s days are filled with writing, reading and dreaming up new books. Read more about the author here.

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26 pages


Libby Walden
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360 Degrees an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group

Publication date

13th July 2017




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