London by Simon Holland
  

Synopsis

London by Simon Holland

London is a modern, stylish and ever-changing city and this pocket-sized book takes you on a tour with a vibrant, bold and new approach to information that matches the capital perfectly. Using infographics to bring nuggets of information to life through images and graphics, readers can enjoy hundreds of fascinating facts in a beautiful book that's easy to read and ideal for children. Whether you're visiting, curious from afar or live in London, you can tour its boroughs, ride the transport, look back at London's disease-ridden history, meet the famous residents - past and present - and much more. Find out which tuve station has the most escalators, where has a Roman bikini on display and how many executions happened at the Tower of London, all within this one packed book. This is non-fiction for the modern generation. With a map of the city and pages filled with vivid colours, graphic visuals and bold designs, this guide brings London's facts, history and events to life like never before.

Reviews

Incredible infographics, packed with interesting facts ... this great-looking book brings the city to life. The Week Junior An excellent way to present information for children, making it easily assimilated and highly memorable, especially for visual learners ... Bright, clear layout makes the facts easy to read, and the book is attractively illustrated. A great way to learn about London, with plenty of unusual facts Parents In Touch

About the Author

Simon Holland has been writing and editing non-fiction books of all colours, shapes, subjects and sizes, for children and adults, for more than seventeen years. His background is in medieval literature and history, but he has become passionate about the communication of science, nature and technology-related subjects. As a writer, Simon has a penchant for anything fantastic, philosophical, puzzling, paranormal and peculiar.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Simon Holland
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Publisher

Wayland an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

7th July 2016

ISBN

9780750299541


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