A World of Cities

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A World of Cities
Written by James Brown
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780763698799
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A World of Cities

author/illustrator: James Brown

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Visit places you have only dreamed of in an elegant celebration of cities around the world. From Shanghai, Berlin, and Cairo to Seoul, Delhi, and Rome, explore each locale by way of bold illustrations and unlock a miscellany of intriguing facts. Did you know that Prague has the world’s oldest still-working astronomical clock? Or that there are more museums in Mexico City than anywhere else in the world? In a follow-up to international bestseller A World of Information, printmaker James Brown has skillfully rendered each city in a stylistic nod to vintage travel posters, while incorporating historical and cultural facts for inquisitive minds to devour. Wander the distinctive cities of the world, all from the comfort of your favorite reading nook.

From the lights of Paris to the cherry blossoms of Tokyo, the world is yours to explore in this comprehensive tour of thirty dazzling cities across the globe.
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Non-Fiction / Hardback
age range:
7 yrs - 10 yrs
# of pages/size:
64 / 10 5/8" x 14 9/16"
grade range:
Grade 2 - Grade 5
Travel; Science & Nature; History;
author’s comments:
James Brown is an illustrator and printmaker who worked in textiles for ten years before turning his talents to illustrating for children. He lives in London.
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