In this large format picture book 30 famous cities around the globe are brought to life through beautiful illustrations and a vast miscellany of intiguing facts. Every spread is devoted to a city and within that spread are facts which will astound and surprise. Did you know for example that San Francisco had a population of less than a million whilst Shanghai had a gargantuan 24 million? It's a book that will be equally at home as a book to share with youngsters at bedtime as it is to brighten up a coffee table in the living room.
Climb Paris's Eiffel Tower, explore Cairo's ancient pyramids, wander the busy streets of New Delhi and see the lights of Shanghai in this whirlwind tour of the world's most beautiful cities. Print-maker James Brown, the talent behind international bestseller A World of Information, has rendered each city in bold, bright colours, with fascinating facts about the history and culture incorporated into the contemporary designs. London, New York and Tokyo have never looked so stylish - or so alive.
|Publication date:||1st October 2017|
|Publisher:||Walker Books Ltd|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers, 7+ readers, 9+ readers|
|Genres:||Fascinating Facts, People / Places|
Lily Murray is a freelance writer who has been writing and editing children's books for over 15 years. Her titles for Lincoln Children's Books include Hello, Hot Dog!, Once Upon a Picture and The People Awards. Other recent titles include Dinosaurium for Big Picture Press and World of Cities for Walker Books. She studied English Literature at university and now lives in a cottage on the edge of some woods with two children, a heroic dog and a strange assortment of other animals. She enjoys walking, reading and trips to London on the slightest excuse.More About Lily Murray