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An Infographic Guide to London By Simon Holland

An Infographic Guide to London
by Simon Holland

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Welcome to the infographic guide to one of the world's most visited cities: London! Discover all its hidden wonders, fascinating facts and famous landmarks through eye-popping infographics. Includes a map of the city.
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An Infographic Guide to London Summary

An Infographic Guide to London by Simon Holland

London is a modern, stylish and ever-changing city and this book takes you on a tour with a vibrant, bold and new approach to information that matches the capital perfectly.

Using infographics to bring nuggets of information to life through images and graphics, readers can enjoy hundreds of fascinating facts in a beautiful travel guide that's easy to read and ideal for children.

Whether you're visiting, curious from afar or live in London, you can tour its boroughs, ride the transport, look back at London's disease-ridden history, meet the famous residents - past and present - and much more. Find out which tuve station has the most escalators, where has a Roman bikini on display and how many executions happened at the Tower of London, all within this one packed book.

This is non-fiction for the modern generation. With a map of the city and pages filled with vivid colours, graphic visuals and bold designs, this guide brings London's facts, history and events to life like never before.

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An Infographic Guide to London Reviews

Incredible infographics, packed with interesting facts ... this great-looking book brings the city to life. * The Week Junior *
An excellent way to present information for children, making it easily assimilated and highly memorable, especially for visual learners ... Bright, clear layout makes the facts easy to read, and the book is attractively illustrated. A great way to learn about London, with plenty of unusual facts * Parents In Touch *

About Simon Holland

Simon Holland is an author and editor from southeast London who writes books about science, culture and history, making him your perfect London tour guide for this big, busy and bustling city.

Pete Clayman is an award-winning designer and filmmaker who grew up in the UK and Denmark, and now lives in London. Using his visitor and residence's knowledge, he's brought London to life in a way that makes you feel like you're there, even if you're not.

Table of Contents

  • 1: Welcome to London
  • 2: A London Timeline
  • 3: Days that Changed a City
  • 4: The Great Fire
  • 5: Illness, Disease and Plague
  • 6: London's Boroughs
  • 7: London's People
  • 8: Famous Londoners
  • 9: Parliament
  • 10: Buildings from History
  • 11: Modern London
  • 12: London's Visitors
  • 13: Shopping!
  • 14: Museums and Galleries
  • 15: Royal London
  • 16: Transport in London
  • 17: The Tube Network
  • 18: Stories from the Streets / London Streets
  • 19: The River Thames
  • 20: London's Bridges
  • 21: Wildlife in the City
  • 22: Parks and Zoos
  • 23: Active City / Sporty London
  • 24: An Olympic City
  • 25: Footballing London
  • 26: Unknown London
  • 27: Haunted London
  • 28: Festive City

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Hachette Children's Group
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