The Book of Flags (Paperback)

Rob Colson

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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. What's more, the book even includes over 200 flag stickers and a world map poster!


Product Details

  • Product code: APZLC
  • ISBN: 9780750298285
  • Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 21.9cm x 28.4cm
  • Pages: 64
  • Publish date: Thu Mar 10 00:00:00 GMT 2016
  • Book points: 8

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