Childrens Encyclopedia Of Flags

Childrens Encyclopedia Of Flags

SKU: 9781398813960
Regular price $24.99 $0.00
Format 280mmX225mm 128 page hardback 
Discover the amazing stories behind the flags of the world in this spectacular hardcover encyclopaedia for young readers.  Why does the Olympic flag have five rings? What does the star on Chile's flag represent? Where does the name of the pirate flag, the 'Jolly Roger' come from? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this comprehensive and accessible guide. It includes the national flags of every country in the world, as well as regional flags, the 50 state flags of the USA, maritime flags and semaphore flags. 
- Illustrated in full-color throughout with fascinating photographs, maps and diagrams. 
- Organized by regions, making it easy to compare the flags of adjoining countries 
- Uses 'did you know' fact boxes to pull out fun facts 
- Includes a wide-ranging glossary to explain key terminology and an index for easy navigation. 
This invaluable, visually arresting reference book deserves a place on every child's bookshelf. Ideal for children aged 8+

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