How Cities Work

Jen Feroze (Author) Lonely Planet Kids (Author)
& 1 more

Product Details

$18.98  $17.46
Lonely Planet
Publish Date
November 01, 2016
10.0 X 11.0 X 0.7 inches | 2.1 pounds

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Likely to prompt young city dwellers to a broader understanding of their environment.-- "Kirkus Reviews" (11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM)
This upbeat and thorough guide to what makes a city a city lets readers peek inside buildings, vehicles, and various attractions.-- "Publishers Weekly" (11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM)
The detail in the illustrations and text makes this an attractive offering to children.-- "School Library Journal" (11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM)
It's Richard Scarry grows up and meets urban planning. -- "Shelf Awareness" (11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM)
This clever guide to the inner workings of a big city will provide long and lasting activity to the young and inquisitive mind.-- "Story Monsters Ink" (11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM)
With whole pages that fold out and lots of smaller, subsidiary foldouts, the book invites children ages 3-7 to explore construction sites, urban green spaces and the anatomy of an apartment building.-- "Wall Street Journal" (11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM)
Using a series of flaps and gatefolds, How Cities Work gets to the heart of the intricate functions of metropolitan areas. To the casual observer, cities can look and sound like chaos, but in this interactive book, young readers learn about the interdependent systems that make cities hum, including transportation, utilities, housing, and sanitation...Delightfully intricate illustrations invite readers to notice new, small details with every look...Complex STEM topics share space with fun trivia in this interactive and informative science and geography resource.-- "Booklist" (11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM)