How Cities Work (North and South America edition)

1st Edition Nov 2016


$18.99 USD

Suitable for children ages 6-8

Get ready to explore the city in a whole new way. This innovative book for younger readers is packed with city facts, loads of flaps to lift, and unfolding pages to see inside buildings and under the streets.

Children aged 5+ can learn about skyscrapers, subway systems and stinky sewers. Discover where people live and peek behind closed doors to see what’s going on in houses and apartments, or why not find out about what goes on underneath the streets you walk on every day?

Each page is stylishly illustrated by James Gulliver Hancock, creator of the All The Buildings That I’ve Drawn So Farseries (Universe Publishing) and there are loads of quirky details to spot. How many giant cowboy hats can you find through the book?

Created in consultation with Jill Sterrett, lecturer with the department of Urban Planning at the University of Washington.

Book Details
ISBN: 9781786570222
Writers: Lonely Planet Kids, Jen Feroze
24 pages, 24pp color, 0 maps | Dimensions: 282mm × 260mm
Next edition due: Nov 2026


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