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I Wonder Why Countries Fly Flags
ISBN: 9780753467930
Author: Steele, Philip
Publisher: Kingfisher
Published: September 2012
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Binding Type: Paperback
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Annotation: Provides questions and answers from the basics on what makes a country, to interesting customs and cultures around the world.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | History
Library of Congress Subjects:
Manners and customs; Miscellanea; Juvenile literature.
Manners and customs; Miscellanea.
Questions and answers.
Dewey: 395
LCCN: bl2012038414
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 1-2, Age 6-7
Series: I Wonder Why
Book type: Easy Non Fiction
Target Grade: 1-2
Grade level: 1-2
Physical Information: 11.00" H x 9.00" L x 0.25" W
Bargain Category: Upper Elementary, Reference, Picture Books, Non-Fiction, Middle School, Geography
 
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Contributor Bio(s): >PHILIP STEELE has written books on history, geography, and cultural and social themes and is the author of many books for Kingfisher, including Navigators: Knights & Castles.

Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2013 Spring)
This book explores the differences among cultures and their traditions as well as the physical and political geography that separates them. The focus on various traditions is arbitrary and not well linked. Large color illustrations portray people and cultures successfully, but cartoons undercut the text's respectful tone by relying on ethnic stereotypes. Some questions and answers have been reworded in this new edition. Ind.
Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 1996)
In a question-and-answer format, the book explores the differences among cultures and their traditions as well as the physical and political geography that separates them. The focus on various traditions is arbitrary and not well linked. Large color illustrations portray people and cultures successfully, but the cartoons that accompany them undercut the text's respectful tone by relying on broad ethnic stereotypes. Ind. Copyright 1998 Horn Book Guide Reviews