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  • AQBRC 7 years +
    Rob Bowden
    7 years +
    • £9.99
    This book describes each country in the EU, looking at the country's landscape, society, economy and industry and culture with a statistics panel listing population, language, ethnic composition, life expectancy, GDP and natural resources. A topic web shows links with the EU to other subject areas.
  • AFCYZ 8 years +
    Melanie Waldron
    8 years +
    • £8.89
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    This book offers a complete overview of the beautiful country of Scotland.

    It includes sections on its history, geography, wildlife, infrastructure, government and culture. It also contains a detailed fact file, maps and charts and a traceable flag to help further aid children's learning.

    A must-have for children aged 8 and over who are interested in Scotland.
  • AQBOF 7 years +
    Julia Adams
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    Each title looks at each country through a variety of themes such as location, landscape and climate, population and health, settlements, family life, religion and beliefs, education and learning, employment and economy, industry and trade, farming and food, transport and communications, leisure and tourism and environment and wildlife. Includes maps, statistics panels and simple graphs and charts; and a topic web showing links with this series to other subject areas.
  • APVPY 7 years +
    Annabel Savery
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    Going on holiday to Italy or are you just interested in the country? Then this is the book for you. Discover Milan and the incredible Duomo cathedral, then travel out by train to the famous lakes and go windsurfing on Lake Garda and hiking on the Dolomites. Travel to Venice, Florence and Rome - to see the Colosseum - before finally ending up in Sicily and then Sardinia after experiencing the food, culture and vibrancy of this amazing country. Told from the viewpoint of a young visitor and packed with interesting tips on where to go and what to see, these bold and colourful books explore countries through a travel diary. Been There! is a series of eight books focussing on some of the most exciting cities on the world. Suitable for children studying countries at KS2 or for children who are just fascinated by other cultures and customs.
  • APVZW 7 years +
    Anita Ganeri
    7 years +
    • £12.99
    Journey Through offers young readers the chance to take a trip through exciting world countries using different modes of transport, from train and car to bicycle and private jet. Along the way the traveller visits highlighted places both well known and less known, and learns lots of exciting facts about history, language, culture and much more. Journey Through Italy offers a look at the landscape, culture and people of Italy, from the watery world of Venice, through sunny Sicily to the Classical splendour of Rome. But there's much more to Italy than pasta, Roman ruins and pizza and this book will let you delve into the rich landscapes, culture and people of this European country.
  • APVZV 7 years +
    Anita Ganeri
    7 years +
    • £12.99
    Journey Through offers young readers the chance to take a trip through exciting world countries using different modes of transport, from train and car to bicycle and private jet. Along the way the traveller visits highlighted places both well known and less known, and learns lots of exciting facts about history, language, culture and much more. Journey Through Spain offers a look at the landscape, culture and people of Spain, from the exciting buzz of Madrid, through historic Andalucia to the island of Mallorca in the sunny Mediterranean.
  • APWQC 7 years +
    Anne-Marie Laval
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    Is there somewhere you really want to travel to, or just yearn to know better? Do you want all the essential facts about France at your fingertips? If you want to know what it's really about (rather than the things your parents think you should see!), The Real France is a great place to start. What's hot: France highlights you really won't want to miss A walking tour of Paris - but with a difference! Guide to France's music scene, including festivals and the secret language of rap The best street food in France, wherever you are in the country - plus a few foods you might want to avoid! Where to check out the best street markets, fairs and festivals Need-to-know information about internet access, mobile networks, dialling codes and more Whether you are planning a trip or a holiday, just day-dreaming about one or simply need to know the facts The Real France is your essential guide. It is part of a series of books that help young people find out what a country is really about.
  • APJVC 5 years +
    Anita Ganeri
    5 years +
    • £5.39
    • RRP £8.99
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    Join intrepid explorer Benjamin Blog and his inquisitive dog Barko Polo as they travel to one of the world's most fascinating countries: France! The book includes chapters on French history, geography, cities, people, and food, as well as visiting some of the most famous places of this unique country, such as the Eiffel Tower and the Palace of Versailles.
  • APWZI 7 years +
    Kathy Elgin
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    Food is something that we all have in common. We all need to eat to stay alive but the staggering variety of foods eaten around the world and the variety of ways in which they are cooked makes for a fascinating read. Do you know your brie from your baguettes? There's much more to French food than frogs legs and cheese! Discover all about the types of food French people eat - from the traditional to the modern - and read about how food is used in cultural and religious celebrations, by families, in different regions and at different times of the year. Then have a go at making a French dish of your own using one of the step-by-step recipes. A series of eight titles that explore food from eight very different countries around the world. Each book gives a brief overview of the history of food in each country before you delve deeper into what makes each a unique eating experience.
  • APWZK 7 years +
    Jane Bingham
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    Food is something that we all have in common. We all need to eat to stay alive but the staggering variety of foods eaten around the world and the variety of ways in which they are cooked makes for a fascinating read. Do you know your gnocchi from your Gorgonzola? There's much more to Italian food than pasta and pesto! Discover all about the types of food Italian people eat - from the traditional to the modern - and read about how food is used in cultural and religious celebrations, by families, in different regions and at different times of the year. Then have a go at making an Italian dish of your own using one of the step-by-step recipes. A series of eight titles that explore food from eight very different countries around the world. Each book gives a brief overview of the history of food in each country before you delve deeper into what makes each a unique eating experience.
  • APXCQ 7 years +
    Michael Burgan
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    Countries in Our World focuses on the countries that shape and influence our modern world. Each book examines physical features, daily life, industry, media, leisure and much more. Each title in Countries in our World is a mine of useful information ideal for school and project work.
  • APYRZ 9 years +
    Clive Gifford
    9 years +
    • £12.99
    Grab your suitcase and prepare to explore Denmark: its major cities, culture, way of life, food, language, and history. Find out about Danish fashion, music, popular culture and sport, as well as quirky facts and bite-sized information on Denmark's customs and everyday life.
  • APYSB 9 years +
    Clive Gifford
    9 years +
    • £12.99
    Grab your suitcase and prepare to explore Germany: its major cities, culture, way of life, food, language, and history. Find out about German fashion, music, popular culture and sport, as well as quirky facts and bite-sized information on Germany's customs and everyday life.
  • AQCLP 7 years +
    Clive Gifford
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    Unpack the history and culture of Italy - one of the world's most beautiful and interesting countries - with Unpacked: Italy. The book takes you on a journey through this incredible country, from its food to fashion and its art to sport. The bright, fun scrapbook design will engage children's attention and capture their interest - this is the perfect children's travel guide to Italy Explore Italy's rich history, from the Romans right up to the present day, and see some of the marvellous things Italians have invented along the way, from the barometer to the space hopper! Meet some of Italy's greatest artists, see Michelangelo's incredible Sistine Chapel, and discover the mad museums scattered around the country - from the olive oil museum in Torgiano, to the accordion museum in Castelfidardo! Discover the Italian passion for all things football, find out why their national team is called the Azzuri, and meet some of the most expensive players in the world. See the sights of Italy's most famous and beautiful cities, from the Trevi Fountain in Rome to the Duomo in Florence via some Venetian gondolas! Explore Italy's diverse and interesting landscape, see vineyards and solar farms, mountains and volcanoes. Read all about delicious Italian food, from pizza and pasta to ice cream and anti pasti - dangerous if you're feeling hungry! Learn why the Italian fashion industry isn't just about looking good - it's also a vital part of the economy - so clothes shopping is encouraged! Discover the glamour of Italian transport, from speedy scooters to sleek Lamborghinis, Maseratis and Ferraris, and find out which Italian car factory has a race track on its roof! Unpacked: Italy is packed full of fun, quirky facts and interesting information, perfect for children aged 9 and above. Whether you're planning a trip, or just interested in the country, this is the guide for you! Italy is just one of the world's most fascinating countries. Why not unpack Australia, Brazil, France, India, Portugal, South Africa or Spain in other titles in the series?
  • AQCMN 7 years +
    Susie Brooks
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    Unpack the history and culture of Spain - one of the world's most beautiful and interesting countries - with Unpacked: Spain. The book takes you on a journey through this incredible country, from its food to fashion and its art to sport. The bright, fun scrapbook design will engage children's attention and capture their interest, making the book the perfect introduction and travel guide. Explore Spain's rich history, from the Moors to the Conquistadors, right up to the present day. Meet some of Spain's most incredible wildlife, wolves and bears to camels and lynx! Discover the Spanish passion for all things sport, find out why their national football team are world champions, and meet Spanish tennis ace Rafael Nadal. See the sights in Spain's staggering cities, from the incredible Gaudi architecture in Barcelona, to the beautiful Moorish buildings and orange trees of Seville. Explore Spain's diverse and interesting landscape - see beaches, mountains, and islands along the way, and discover why Spain is such a popular tourist destination. Read all about delicious Spanish food, from paellas and olives to tapas and cheese - avoid if you're feeling peckish! Escape to the country to see parts of Spain that are off the beaten track; and encounter vineyards, wild pigs, and houses built into the edge of cliffs! Discover amazing Spanish artists such as Picasso, Dali and Miro, plus the incredible galleries, such as the Guggenheim in Bilbao, that house their work. Find out all about the Spanish film industry, which has given the world movie stars from Penelope Cruz to Antonio Banderas, and be inspired to watch some classic Spanish films! Uncover the history behind some of Spain's most famous pastimes, from flamenco dancing to bull-fighting, and see the incredible costumes worn by both dancers and matadors. Unpacked: Spain is packed full of fun, quirky facts and interesting information, perfect for children aged 9 and above. Whether you're planning a trip, or just interested in the country, this is the guide for you! Spain is just one of the world's most fascinating countries. Why not unpack Australia, Brazil, France, India, Italy, Portugal or South Africa in other titles in the series?
  • AQCME 7 years +
    Clive Gifford
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    This beautifully designed title offers kids an engaging insight into a fascinating country that is France: its major cities, culture, way of life, food, language, and history - all presented in an engaging writing style. Alongside this core information, readers will find out about fashion, music, popular culture and sport, as well as quirky facts and bite-sized information on French customs and everyday life.
  • AQCPU 9 years +
    Susie Brooks
    9 years +
    • £8.99
    This beautifully designed title offers kids an engaging insight into a fascinating country that is Portugal: its major cities, culture, way of life, food, language, and history - all presented in an engaging writing style. Alongside this core information, readers will find out about fashion, music, popular culture and sport, as well as quirky facts and bite-sized information on Portugal's customs and everyday life.
  • APXHP 5 years +
    Annabelle Lynch
    5 years +
    • £8.99
    This series introduces young readers to the four different countries of the United Kingdom, highlighting the differences and similarities between them. Clear, friendly text and big photos make these books a great starting point for learning about geography in general, and countries in particular. Welcome to Wales! In this book, young readers tell you all about what makes their country special, from its capital city of Cardiff, to the landscape, people, food and things to see and do.
  • APXIM 7 years +
    Lari Don
    7 years +
    • £6.89
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    A selection of folk tales about winter from all around the world. Find out how spiders invented tinsel, what happened when the spring girl beat the hag of winter, why snow is eagles' feathers, and how a hero with hairy trousers used ice to kill a dragon. Stories from the Americas, Asia, Scandinavia and Europe make this a wonderfully inclusive anthology of the chilliest of tales, stunningly illustrated in papercut style.
  • APXJB 7 years +
    Lari Don
    7 years +
    • £12.89
    • RRP £12.99
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    A selection of brilliant folk tales about heroines from all around the world. In these stories it's the girls who save the day through their courage, cunning or kindness - whether they are facing up to wolves, demons, dragons, enemy tribes, or the sun itself! Handsome princes need not apply - these girls are doing it for themselves. Stories from Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe make this a really inclusive anthology of girl power, stunningly illustrated in papercut style.
  • APVED 7 years +
    Maggie Pearson
    7 years +
    • £6.89
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    A stunning collection of folk tales and legends, one from each of the EU member states. Ranging from magical to farcical, tender to terrifying, this selection offers a wide variety of stories you won't have heard before. A fascinating insight into Europe's varied cultures and traditions, and a wonderful read. Delightfully illustrated in paper-cut style by Francesca Greenwood.
  • APXYK 7 years +
    Michael Burgan
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    Countries in Our World focuses on the countries that shape and influence our modern world. Each book examines physical features, daily life, industry, media, leisure and much more. Each title in Countries in our World is a mine of useful information ideal for school and project work.