Would You Believe...Vatican City is a Country?!: and other metroplitan marvels.

Paperback | May 1, 2010

byRichard Platt

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Young readers will get a real sense of how towns and cities have developed all over the world. Find out about medieval towns and the extreme cities in the jungle and polar regions. What is suburban bliss and why are some of our cities dying? Read this book from start to finish for a riveting social history or dip in and out for some fascinating and often hilarious facts. The informal style of writing is supported by wonderful illustrations and photographs throughout; this is a book that will engage and inform children of 8 years andabove.

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Young readers will get a real sense of how towns and cities have developed all over the world. Find out about medieval towns and the extreme cities in the jungle and polar regions. What is suburban bliss and why are some of our cities dying? Read this book from start to finish for a riveting social history or dip in and out for some fa...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:May 1, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199119708

ISBN - 13:9780199119707

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