World of Wonder: People and places

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Quill Driver Books, 2007 - Reference - 96 pages
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People & Places is a special collection from the World of Wonder series. World of Wonder is a weekly, illustrated full-page feature syndicated in over 100 newspapers nation-wide. Devoted to exploring educational themes and examining the realms of history, science, nature, and technology, it is written in a reader-friendly style and accompanied by colourful illustrations. This collection gives the reader a wealth of information on everything from Angkor to Dracula, from the Florida Everglades to elephants.
 

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Good information but I wish that the print size was bigger! I had to have my eyes narrowd the whole time I read this book, thus it took me longer to read the book...

Contents

The Algonquins
1
Armenia
7
Bridges
13
China
19
Elizabethan Theater
25
Germany
31
India
38
Jazz Legends
44
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About the author (2007)

Laurie Triefeldt was born and educated in Toronto, Canada. A graduate of the Ontario College of Art and the University of Windsor, Laurie and her husband Rein, an internationally respected sculptor, moved to Trenton, New Jersey, in 1989. Laurie is the creator of "World of Wonder," the weekly, illustrated newspaper feature devoted to exploring educational themes and examining the realms of history, science, nature, and technology. Over the past 15 years, "World of Wonder" has appeared in more than 100 newspapers worldwide, and in 2007 it won the National Cartoonists Society's award for best newspaper illustration. It has also twice won the Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Educational Publishing from the Association of Educational Publishers.

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