Central Park: A Planet Explorers Guide for Kids

Central Park: A Planet Explorers Guide for Kids

by Laura Schaefer
     
 

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* Central Park has had a carousel since 1871. The original was powered by a mule and a horse. Today’s carousel was moved from Coney Island to Central Park in 1950.
* There are 15,000 tiles on the ceiling of Bethesda Terrace Arcade.
* There are 3,500 oak trees and 1,700 American elms in Central Park.
* Bow Bridge is the second oldest cast-iron bridge…  See more details below

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* Central Park has had a carousel since 1871. The original was powered by a mule and a horse. Today’s carousel was moved from Coney Island to Central Park in 1950.
* There are 15,000 tiles on the ceiling of Bethesda Terrace Arcade.
* There are 3,500 oak trees and 1,700 American elms in Central Park.
* Bow Bridge is the second oldest cast-iron bridge in the United States. It is 87 feet across.

If you love a good fun fact, this is the perfect Central Park guidebook for you! Learn about what this famous park has to offer, click on the interactive links, and take the quiz at the end to test your knowledge. You'll become a Central Park expert in no time.

Don't miss the other titles in the exciting Planet Explorers series for 8-12 year-old travelers. There's Planet Explorers Walt Disney World Swimming Pools 2012, Epcot 2012, SeaWorld Orlando 2012, Planet Explorers Disneyland, Planet Explorers Disneyland Paris Resort, Planet Explorers New York City 2012, Planet Explorers Chicago, Planet Explorers Philadelphia, Planet Explorers Las Vegas, The Walt Disney World Character Finder 2012, Planet Explorers Disney Cruise Line 2012, Universal Orlando Resort 2012, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter 2012, and LEGOLAND Florida 2012. Have fun!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014790055
Publisher:
Laura Schaefer
Publication date:
06/06/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
692 KB
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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