Afghanistan by Nikki Van Der Gaag
  

Synopsis

Afghanistan by Nikki Van Der Gaag

The World in Focus series provides an up-to-date view of individual countries around the world. Including discussion of the major challenges facing each country now and in the future. This book gives a real insight into life in Afghanistan, a mountainous country in central Asia, with a rich culture dating back thousands of years. Afghanistan's strategic position means that it has been a crossing point for traders and conquerors throughout history. But today it is one of the poorest countries in the world and, during the last three decades, has been torn apart by war which has badly damaged its infrastructure. The books looks at the challenges faced by the people of Afghanistan.

About the Author

Nikki van der Gaag is a freelance writer, editor and evaluator on development issues. She has held senior editorial posts in the voluntary and not-for-profit sector. She was editorial director at the Panos Institute and co-editor of New Internationalist magazine and Education Publications Manager with Oxfam GB.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages

Author

Nikki Van Der Gaag
More books by Nikki Van Der Gaag

Publisher

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Books

Publication date

26th March 2009

ISBN

9780750259217


We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk

It has introduced my children to books we hadn’t come across before. Real children’s reviews gives a great insight into what others think to

Lorraine Woods

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham

Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.

Sarah Murray – age 15

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools