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 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
Find Out More 44
Topic Tools 46