The Book of Flags Includes Over 250 Stickers and a Map Poster! by Rob Colson, Jon Richards
  

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The Book of Flags Includes Over 250 Stickers and a Map Poster! by Rob Colson, Jon Richards

With more than 200 stickers and a world map poster, this is a brilliant, interactive guide to the flags of the world. Did you know that the US Star-Spangled Banner was designed by a 17-year-old school boy? Or that the Brazilian flag shows a star constellation of the night sky from 1889? Welcome to the bizarre and fascinating world of flags! From the chequered Formula 1 flag and the rainbow banner to historical standards and country flags, this book is packed with amazing facts, stories and curiosities behind some of the world's most iconic banners. Discover the cultural and political history behind each flag, as well as flag rituals, historical uses of flags and heaps of curiosities and unusual facts.

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Discover the cultural and political history behind each flag, as well as flag rituals, historical uses of flags and heaps of curiosities and unusual facts. It's a fascinating book which will inform, entertain and educate Parents In Touch

About the Author

Rob Colson is an author and editor of a wide range of books for children and adults, including many natural history, maths and science titles. Previous titles as author: Wayland: Ultimate Cars, Ultimate Machines (Wayland); Super Science (Franklin Watts). Other titles: Bone Collection: Animals (published by Scholastic), Puzzles, Conundrums and Enigmas (published by Parragon). Contributing author to Battle (DK)

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Rob Colson, Jon Richards
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Publication date

21st April 2016

ISBN

9780750298285


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