The Bumper Book of London

By JONES, Becky & Lewis, Clare

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978-0-7112-3145-0
Publisher
Frances Lincoln


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Reviewed on May 1, 2012  |  Grades 5-up

Gr 4 Up—With Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee in full swing, and the Summer Olympics fast approaching, London is the place to be in 2012. Most visitors will be familiar with red phone boxes, the Houses of Parliament, and Trafalgar Square, but may not know that the iconic phone booth design was the result of a competition, that Big Ben is the name of the bell, not the clock, and that the lions at the base of Nelson's Column were modeled on the King of Sardinia's lion. Nor will they necessarily be aware of the number of common expressions that...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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