9783791373553

Great Ports of the World From New York to Hong Kong

  • ISBN 13:

    9783791373553

  • ISBN 10:

    3791373552

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/02/2018
  • Publisher: Prestel Junior

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Summary

From the ports of New York and St. Petersburg to London and Barcelona, this fun and informative book offers a unique way of looking at and learning about the busiest ports of the world.

Travel to the world's ports and you'll learn much about a country's people, culture, and industry. Ports are thriving hubs of activity, filled with an endless variety of boats, cargo, and workers. This unique book takes young readers on a journey around the globe's ports and features some of the world's most fascinating destinations. In colorful spreads, readers are given insights into each port city: What are they eating in Hong Kong? What lives on the Nile River? What do the boats of Venice look like? From flora to fauna and from tropical climates to polar regions, this book is packed with vibrant, 1950s-era inspired illustrations. As entertaining as it is educational, this book gives children a window into a new way of seeing the world.

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