Wonders of the World: Atlas of the Most Spectacular Monuments
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Explore 31 extraordinary monuments from around the world - from ancient treasures like the Colosseum to the modern Sydney Opera House. A world of wonders awaits children in this book! From the Palace of Versailles in France to the Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy, from Knossos Palace in Greece to Mount Rushmore in the US, it presents some of history's greatest monuments, along with their location, size, and fun facts and features. Each one is marvelously illustrated by Giulia Lombardo, and introduced by a famous character connected to its legend - including Antoni Gaudi, designer of the Sagrada Familia church; Gustave Eiffel, who created the Eiffel Tower; Jane Percy, Duchess of Northumberland, whose family lives in Alnwick Castle, where scenes from the Harry Potter movies were filmed; and Tom Jobim, who wrote a song about the statue of Christ on Corcovado in Rio de Janeiro. AGES: 8 plus AUTHOR: Daniela Celli was born in Florence in 1977. After studying piano at the Conservatory of music Luigi Cherubini she moved to New York where started studying Criminology. In 1997 she came back to Italy where graduated in law . She also get a diploma at the Theatral Academy. She alway had a real passion for traveling so in 2008 she's started writing on a blog about her family adventures around the world. Giulia Lombardo is an illustrator who lives and works in Florence.
Book details and technical specifications
Published: September 2019
Number of pages: 96
Width: 263 mm
Height: 350 mm
Depth: not specified
Publisher: White Star