Raise the Flag (Paperback)

Terrific flag facts, stories and trivia!

By Tim Bradford (Illustrator), Clive Gifford

QEB Publishing, 9781682973387, 96pp.

Publication Date: August 28, 2018

List Price: 14.95*
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Description

Packed full of wow-inducing facts and trivia, this colourful book offers much more than the average flag book. Find out how Lichtenstein and Haiti discovered they shared the exact same flag and which national flag was designed by a 15-year-old schoolgirl in this comprehensive and entertaining read.. Features 268 flags, including the national flag of every country in the world,an atlas-style chapter for each continent exploring the history of significant flags, and themed sections that introduce the many different types of flags, plus great moments in flag history (flags at the poles and in space for example) and how we communicate using flags. There's even a design-your-own flag activity and a fabulous flag quiz at the back of the book to help you get creative and test your flag knowledge!


About the Author

Living right next to a nature reserve in Nottingham, UK, Tim Bradford is inspired by nature and also loves drawing people of all sizes, shapes, and nationalities. Tim studied for an MA in Illustration and Animation at Kingston University London, England.

Clive Gifford has travelled to more than 70 countries, has climbed rocket launch towers, ridden on robots and flown gliders. He's had more than 200 books published and has received nominations for or won Royal Society, School Library Association, Blue Peter, Smithsonian and TES awards. Clive lives in Manchester, UK.