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The Book of Flags By Rob Colson

The Book of Flags by Rob Colson

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Summary

The ultimate flag book! Packed with information on fascinating flags from around the world, as well as over 200 flag stickers and a world map poster.

The Book of Flags Summary

The Book of Flags: Includes over 250 Stickers and a Map Poster! by Rob Colson

The ultimate flag book! Packed with information on fascinating flag, as well as over 200 flag stickers and a world map poster.

With more than 200 stickers and a world map poster, this is a brilliant, interactive guide to the flags of the world. 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.

The Book of Flags Reviews

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. It's a fascinating book which will inform, entertain and educate * Parents In Touch *

About Rob Colson

Rob Colson is an author and editor of a wide range of books for children and adults, including many natural history, maths and science titles. Previous titles as author: Wayland: Ultimate Cars, Ultimate Machines (Wayland); Super Science (Franklin Watts). Other titles: Bone Collection: Animals (published by Scholastic), Puzzles, Conundrums and Enigmas (published by Parragon). Contributing author to Battle (DK)

Table of Contents

  • 1: Flag shapes, symbols and patterns
  • 2: The history of flags
  • 3: USA
  • 4: Canada
  • 5: Brazil
  • 6: Argentina
  • 7: Jamaica
  • 8: Cuba
  • 9: International Flags
  • 10: Portugal
  • 11: Spain
  • 12: Germany
  • 13: UK
  • 14: France
  • 15: Denmark
  • 16: Sweden
  • 17: The Netherlands
  • 18: Italy
  • 19: Balkan States
  • 20: Russia
  • 21: Political Flags
  • 22: Turkey
  • 23: Lebanon
  • 24: United Arab Emirates
  • 25: North and South Sudan
  • 26: South Africa
  • 27: Algeria
  • 28: Madagascar
  • 29: Warning Flags
  • 30: China
  • 31: South Korea
  • 32: Japan
  • 33: Thailand
  • 34: Indonesia
  • 35: India
  • 36: Australia
  • 37: Sports Flags

Additional information

GOR009070990
9780750298285
0750298286
The Book of Flags: Includes over 250 Stickers and a Map Poster! by Rob Colson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hachette Children's Group
2016-04-21
64
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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