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The Land and the People: China By Anita Ganeri

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The Land and the People: China by Anita Ganeri

China: the Land and People takes you on a whistlestop tour around this most incredible country. Explore its forests, rivers (including the mighty Yangtze), mountains and beaches, and meet some incredible wildlife along the way. Marvel at the vibrant street life, the amazing food and the diverse culture, and delve into the country's rich history.

Discover what it's like to grow up in China - school, family life, socializing and religion - and learn about China's booming economy, and the industries that fuel it. Visit some of the world's most important historical sites, from the Great Wall of China to the Forbidden City, and encounter a Terracotta Army. Amazing photographs transport you to the very heart of this busy, colourful, visually-exciting country. Crammed full of facts, stats and incredible information - and much cheaper than a plane ticket - this is the perfect introduction to China!

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About Anita Ganeri

Anita Ganeri is an award-winning author of children's information books. She has been a writer for 20 years, after working in-house for Usborne Publishing and Walker Books. She specialises in the natural world, religion and mythology but is always looking for new challenges. Among her many titles are the best-selling 'Horrible Geography' series for Scholastic Children's Books which won the Blue Peter Book Award for the Best Book with Facts in 2009 and the Tivy Education Medal from the Royal Scottish Geographical Society for an outstanding contribution to geographical education. Anita lives in northern England with her husband, children, dogs and cat. She enjoys reading, walking the Moors, playing tennis and dreaming of winning Wimbledon.

Table of Contents

  • 1: China on a map
  • 2: Chinese landscapes
  • 3: High and dry
  • 4: Two rivers
  • 5: River living
  • 6: Panda-mania
  • 7: Working the land
  • 8: Natural products
  • 9: Made in China
  • 10: Environment in danger
  • 11: People and population
  • 12: Growing up in China
  • 13: Chinese megacities
  • 14: Walls and warriors
  • 15: Getting about
  • 16: Chinese cuisine
  • 17: On the menu
  • 18: Sporting China
  • 19: Art and music
  • 20: Festivals and holidays
  • 21: 21st century China

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The Land and the People: China by Anita Ganeri
Anita Ganeri
The Land and the People
Used - Very Good
Hachette Children's Group
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