by Charlotte Guillain


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Vietnam by Charlotte Guillain

Who were the Trung sisters?

Who is printed on all Vietnamese currency?

How did water puppetry begin?

This high-interest, lavishly illustrated series offers comprehensie coverage of countries around the globe. Discover a vibrant and diverse range of landscapes, peoples, and cultures. Explore the landmarks and food of different regions, follow the current affairs and personalities shaping nations, and learn about the wildlife, environmental issues, and work of young people to protect our plantet.

Each book contains full coverage of each country, including maps, graphs, recipes, foreign language phrases, flags, a quick reference fact file, timeline, and suggestions for further research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781406235593
Publisher: Raintree Publishers
Publication date: 03/28/2013
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

About the Author

Charlotte Guillain worked as a bookseller, an English teacher and an editor before becoming an author. She has written more than 100 books, both fiction and non-fiction. She always wanted to be a writer and her top tip is to read as much as you can.

Table of Contents

Introducing: Vietnam 4

History: Conflict and Communism 6

Regions and Resources: Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City 14

Wildlife: Teak, Tapir, and Tiger 20

Infrastructure: Politics and People 24

Culture: Water Puppets and Poetry 28

Vietnam Today 34

Fact File 36

Timeline 40

Glossary 42

Find Out More 44

Topic Tools 46

Index 48

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