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Complete Flags of the World

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This is the first book to organise flags primarily by their graphic element, allowing users to identify unfamiliar flags quickly and easily. No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins. The Complete Flags of the World teaches younger readers the history, symbolism, parts, colours, and types of flags. From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. From Antigua to New Zealand discover the flags of the world with this updated edition of Complete Flags of the World .

I read it because I downloaded an app about geography quizzes and flags are an important part of the game. Experience Guides For travelers that want to design a trip that feels unique, these guides uncover exciting new ways to explore iconic destinations. I have more than 5 Lonelyplanet Phrasebooks and it’s impressive to see how much they cover and how accurate the phrases are for each situation.The perfect guide to vexillology for anyone interested in the origin, history, and symbolism of flags.

Good assembly of flag histories, but as with all works of this kind, the authors in a few instances show lack of historical knowledge and in case (Cyprus) show incredible ignorance of the facts and outright bias, which books of this kind should avoid at all costs. My son is not a child who wants to read books but when he gets interested I love it and I like when he wants to learn about other Countries too. I like the explanation, the illustrations and the maps, although I know where 98% of the nations are located.In every color, pattern, and design, the citizens and governments of countries announce their allegiances and herald their history. The publisher should have made a hardback instead of a paperback, because it’s started tearing due to over usage.

Dorling Kindersley (DK) is a British multinational publishing company specializing in illustrated reference books for adults and children in 62 languages. This comprehensive and educational guide to vexillology covers more than 400 examples and spans the areas of geography, communications, politics, sport, history, and art in the process. The attractive format and handy pocket size will make this an ideal gift or reference for anyone who is interested in flags. Therefore, sometimes we got the see previous flags and coat of arms for a country, and other times there's only basic text descriptions of them. This unique reference also covers coats of arms, international flag symbols, pirate, sports, and international flags, plus more!Finding a fun way to learn facts like states and countries is important, because in the end, it is a lot of memorization. The Turkish Republic of North Cyprus is the de jure civil administration of that part of the island and was granted a separate flag by the sponsoring Turkish Government. They also publish books for children, toddlers and babies, covering such topics as history, the human body, animals and activities, as well as licensed properties such as LEGO, Disney and DeLiSo, licensor of the toy Sophie la Girafe. Our current partner charities in the UK are READ International, the National Literacy Trust, Room to Read. Established in 1974, DK publishes a range of titles in genres including travel (including Eyewitness Travel Guides), arts and crafts, business, history, cooking, gaming, gardening, health and fitness, natural history, parenting, science and reference.

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