Cities: Then & Now: Lonely Planet Kids (Hardcover)

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This fun and colourful lift-the-flap book gives a unique insight into how cities looked in the past, compared to how they look now. With ancient cities and ruins including Pompeii, Great Zimbabwe and Babylon, discover how history has shaped our planet's urban areas and changed them over time.

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Take a journey back in time to see what twelve mighty metropolises actually looked like during an important moment in their history.

In this interactive and fact-filled tour, kids will discover intriguing facts about each historic city, what it looked like in the past, and how a significant event changed it forever.

On each page, open the gatefolds and lift the flaps to discover how these historic civilizations have evolved into modern cities, and compare their past appearance with their current one. Experience daily life in Great Zimbabwe, witness the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, see how Las Vegas went from a desolate desert to a booming city, and lots more.

Historical cities featured:

  • Thebes, Egypt, Africa, c. 1200 bce
  • Babylon, Iraq, Asia, c. 550 bce
  • Pompeii, Italy, Europe, 79 ce
  • Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey, Europe/Asia, 550
  • Aarhus, Denmark, Europe, c. 950
  • Great Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe, Africa, c. 1250
  • Tenochtitlan/Mexico City, Mexico, North America, c. 1520
  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, South America, c. 1560
  • London, England, UK, Europe, 1666
  • Sydney, Australia, c. 1780
  • Las Vegas, USA, North America, c. 1905
  • Shanghai, China, Asia, c. 1950
More Information
ISBN 9781788689304
Length (cm) 26.0000
Width (cm) 2.0000
Height (cm) 28.0000
Publisher Lonely Planet
Publication Date Sep 8, 2020
Pages (number) 24
Genre Children's Books
Author Joe Fullman
Signed No
Format Hardcover
Editorial Reviews N/A
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