Discover London!

Author: Jan McCafferty Jacqui Bailey
Publisher: Hachette Children's Books
Category: Children's Sports Books
Age Group: 9+
Book Format: Paperback

A lavishly illustrated and comprehensive guide to England's capital city, exploring its history, buildings, people and the way it works. Ages: 8-11yrs.


Jacqui Bailey has spent a lot of her adult life working with children's books. She has been an editor and publisher of everything from picture books to encyclopedias, but mostly enjoys finding out amazing bits of information and then writing about them.

She particularly likes writing about science, as the information so often turns out to be far stranger than fiction.

Table Of Contents
1: I Love London

2: A River Crossing - The Thames and its bridges

3: City Limits - London's walled city and St Paul's

4: A Tale of Two Cities - Westminster v the City, the Abbey

5: London Rules - Houses of Parliament and Whitehall

6: Royal London - London's palaces

7: Green London - London's parks

8: Bloody London - The Tower and other Gory bits

9: London's Markets - Street markets

10: The West End - The main shopping streets

11: On Stage - London's theatres

12: Haunted London - Some famous ghosts

13: Museums and Galleries - Dinosaurs, puppets and paintings

14: Just for Fun - Fun things to do and days out

15: Olympic City of Sport - All about sport and the Olympics

16: A London Year - Parades and carnivals through the year

17: How it Works - A guide to getting around in London

18: Address Book - Addresses, phone numbers, websites

19: Index and picture credits
About Jacqui Bailey
Jacqui Bailey is a freelance writer and editor, and the mother of two teenage children.
She lives in south-west London.

(BK-9780749664053)

SKU BK-9780749664053
Barcode # 9780749664053
Brand Hachette Children's Books
Artist / Author Jan McCafferty Jacqui Bailey
Shipping Weight 0.2900kg
Shipping Width 0.216m
Shipping Height 0.006m
Shipping Length 0.283m

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