Want to know which nation is ruled by a dentist-turned-dictator? Where to find taxis shaped like coconuts? And who watches competitive cockroach racing? Then this is the book for you!
The Big World of Fun Facts from Lonely Planet Kids is a bumper book of amazing facts and stories from around the world. From countries, food and folklore to sports, flags, animals and more, this fun and fascinating adventure will boggle your mind.
Themes to explore include:
- Nations of the world
- Government, politics and the law
- People and culture
- Life stages
- Religion and faith
- Food and drink
- Holiday and celebrations
- School and work
- Arts and entertainment
- Sports and games
- Transportation and communications
Suitable for children ages 9-12