The Book of Flags: Flags from Around the World and the Stories Behind Them

Author(s): Rob Colson

Childrens Non Fiction

Did you know that the US Star-Spangled Banner was designed by a 17-year-old school boy? Or that the Brazilian flag shows a star constellation of the night sky from 1889? Welcome to the bizarre and fascinating world of flags! From the chequered Formula 1 flag and the rainbow banner to historical standards and country flags, this book is packed with amazing facts, stories and curiosities behind some of the world's most iconic banners. Discover the cultural and political history behind each flag, as well as flag rituals, historical uses of flags and heaps of curiosities and unusual facts.

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Discover the cultural and political history behind each flag, as well as flag rituals, historical uses of flags and heaps of curiosities and unusual facts. It's a fascinating book which will inform, entertain and educate Parents In Touch

Rob Colson is an author and editor of a wide range of books for children and adults, including many natural history, maths and science titles. Previous titles as author: Wayland: Ultimate Cars, Ultimate Machines (Wayland); Super Science (Franklin Watts). Other titles: Bone Collection: Animals (published by Scholastic), Puzzles, Conundrums and Enigmas (published by Parragon). Contributing author to Battle (DK).

General Fields

  • : 9780750297905
  • : Hachette Children's Group
  • : Wayland
  • : March 2017
  • : 284mm X 216mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Rob Colson
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 929.92
  • : 64