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The Big Book of the UK: Facts, folklore and fascinations from around the United Kingdom

The Big Book of the UK: Facts, folklore and fascinations from around the United Kingdom

Welcome... Failte... Croeso... Wylcome... to the United Kingdom! The Great British and Northern Irish Book introduces readers to customs and culture of the United Kingdom. Learn about the sport of dwile flonking and find out where black diamonds come from. Meet the supernatural a... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780241382608
Barcode 9780241382608
Published 6 August 2019 by Penguin
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Russell Williams, Imogen
Illustrated by Lockhart, Louise
Availability Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks

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ISBN-13 9780241382608
ISBN-10 0241382602
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Ladybird
Publication Date 6 August 2019
International Publication Date 1 August 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Russell Williams, Imogen
Illustrated by Lockhart, Louise
Category Atlases
Reference Works
Number of Pages 80
Dimensions Width: 242mm
Height: 317mm
Spine: 12mm
Weight 753g
Interest Age 0-5 years
Reading Age 0-5 years
Library of Congress Great Britain - Miscellanea - Juvenile literature, Great Britain - Folklore
NBS Text Children's Maps & Atlases
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 941
Catalogue Code 1012752

Description of this Book

Welcome... Failte... Croeso... Wylcome... to the United Kingdom! The Great British and Northern Irish Book introduces readers to customs and culture of the United Kingdom. Learn about the sport of dwile flonking and find out where black diamonds come from. Meet the supernatural animal that haunts the Scottish Highlands and discover the British sweets that helped Hillary and Tenzing scale Everest. Filled with facts about wildlife, food, sports, geography, language and some very silly place names, this book will help you uncover national secrets and unearth local legends from England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Imogen Russell Williams reads children's books like it's going out of style, then writes about them for The Guardian, The Metro and the TLS. The Big Book of the UK is the first book she's written herself. (Looking up rude place names was her favourite.) Louise Lockhart is an illustrator living in an old mill in a small town in England. She spends her days creating designs from paper cut outs and line drawings, dreaming up worlds where men still wear suits and hats. As well as working as a freelance illustrator, Louise also creates prints, products and homewares for her online shop, The Printed Peanut.

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