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Rob Colson - The Book of Flags: Flags from around the world and the stories behind them - 9780750297905 - V9780750297905
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The Book of Flags: Flags from around the world and the stories behind them

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Description for The Book of Flags: Flags from around the world and the stories behind them Paperback. The ultimate flag book! Packed with information on fascinating flags, cultures and rituals, plus fun facts from around the world. Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: 4KH; 5AK; YNH; YNM. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education; (G) General (US: Trade); (J) Children / Juvenile; (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 284 x 217 x 6. Weight in Grams: 296.
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.

Product Details

Publisher
Hachette Children´s Group
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
Number of Pages
64
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780750297905
SKU
V9780750297905
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 4 to 8 working days
Ref
99-11

About Rob Colson
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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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
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