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Maps of the United Kingdom

Written by Rachel Dixon

Illustrated by Livi Gosling

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This fascinating and highly pore-overable book maps the United Kingdom not via contours or motorway networks, but through its people, habits and history. It takes readers on a journey round our green and pleasant land region by region, packing colour double page illustrations of the relevant bit of sceptred isle with representations of notable people who were born or lived there, of important things that happened there, of notable places and quirky local customs – well-dressing in Nottinghamshire, bog snorkelling in Llanwrtyd Wells, the spring cuckoo festival in Marsden. It lists each area’s favourite dish too, in short giving readers a true flavour of Great Britain. The text is lively and thoroughly engaging and the pictures are equally energetic.

Andrea Reece

Maps of the United Kingdom Synopsis

Take a tour of the United Kingdom as you've never seen it before in this fully illustrated set of county maps. Travel through England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales and meet the incredible people born there, learn about its proud history, and discover ancient castles, modern feats of engineering and natural highlights while you revel in the nation's curiosities, from the spectacular, to the quirky, to the downright strange! A fabulous introduction to Shakespeare's Sceptre Isle, for readers young and old.

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ISBN: 9781786030252
Publication date: 04/10/2018
Publisher: Wide Eyed Editions
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781786030252
Publication date: 4th October 2018
Author: Rachel Dixon
Illustrator: Livi Gosling
Publisher: Wide Eyed Editions
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 112 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Fascinating Facts

About Rachel Dixon

Rachel Dixon grew up in Derby and now lives in a doll-sized house in Crouch End, north London, with her two cats. She works as a travel writer and features production editor for the Guardian. She hates peas and loves cheese.  

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