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The Big World of Fun Facts

Jumpstart Your Curiosity With Thousands of Fun Facts!

9781788683333

Lonely Planet
Available: 11/19/19
9.33 x 12.2 · 208 pages
Ages 9-12 years
9781788683333
CDN $27.99 · cl

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Want to know which nation a dentist-turned-dictator rules? Where to find taxis shaped like coconuts? And who watches competitive cockroach racing? Then this is the book for you!
The Big World of Fun Facts from Lonely Planet Kids is packed with amazing facts and stories from around the world. From countries, food and folklore to sports, flags, animals and more, this fun and fascinating adventure will amaze and boggle your mind.
Themes to explore include:
• Nations of the world
• Nature
• Government, politics and the law
• People and culture
• Life stages
• Religion and faith
• Food and drink
• Holiday and celebrations
• School and work
• Arts and entertainment
• Sports and games
• Transportation and communications

About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travelers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, on mobile, video and in 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more.