Author(s): Lonely Planet Kids
Do you know where in the world you can buy drinkable gold; why an 'elephant's foot' is one of the most dangerous objects in the world; or where you might have to swim to school? Discover the answers to these questions and loads more mindblowing facts in The Cities Book, where readers aged 8+ are taken on an incredible world tour through 86 of the world's greatest cities. Sister title to the bestselling The Travel Book, every page is packed with facts on city living, and gives kids a flavour of what it's like to grow up in each place featured. From food and festivals, to awesome architecture and amazing history - there's something for everyone. A mix of wow photography, beautiful illustrations and hand drawn maps bring each page to life. It's the perfect gift for curious kids everywhere. Contents: * Toronto * Montreal * Vancouver * San Francisco * Los Angeles * Las Vegas * New Orleans * Nashville * Chicago * New York * Philadelphia * Washington DC * Miami * Havana * Kingston * Mexico City * Oaxaca City * La Paz * Cartagena * Manaus * Rio de Janiero * Cuzco * Buenos Aires * Ushuaia * Reykjavik * Tromso * Stockholm * Copenhagen * Edinburgh * London * Dublin * Amsterdam * Brussels * Paris * Berlin * Munich * Krakow * Prague * Vienna * Moscow * Pripyat * Istanbul * Athens * Rome * Vatican City * Venice * Madrid * Barcelona * Lisbon * Marrakesh * Cairo * Timbuktu * Dakar * Addis Ababa * Nairobi * Zanzibar Town * Cape Town * Jerusalem * Mecca * Dubai * Samarkand * Mumbai * Varanasi * Thimphu * Ulaanbaatar * Beijing * Chengdu * Hong Kong * Bangkok * Singapore * Hanoi * Manila * Tokyo * Kyoto * Pyongyang * Seoul * Darwin * Perth * Ballarat * Melbourne * Sydney * Auckland * Rotorua * Queenstown * Apia * South Tarawa About Lonely Planet Kids: From the world's leading travel publisher comes Lonely Planet Kids, a children's imprint that brings the world to life for young explorers everywhere. With a range of beautiful books for children aged 5-12, we're kickstarting the travel bug and showing kids just how amazing our planet can be. From bright and bold sticker activity books, to beautiful gift titles bursting at the seams with amazing facts, we aim to inspire and delight curious kids, showing them the rich diversity of people, places and cultures that surrounds us. We pledge to share our enthusiasm and love of the world, our sense of humour and continual fascination for what it is that makes the world we live in the diverse and magnificent place it is. It's going to be a big adventure - come explore!