London: Everything you Ever Wanted to Know
Publisher: Lonely Planet
Would you eat jellied eels? What does 'trouble and strife' mean? Did you know about the abseillers who wash a clockface for a living?
This 'not-for-parents' guidebook gives young readers the inside story about one of the world's most famous cities: London. Incorporating fascinating facts about famous names, tales from history and strange characters galore, it covers everything from graffiti artists to famous detectives to murdered members of the Royal family. Presented in an attractive format, with colourful page spreads and a diverse range of information, it is a great introduction for older children to the UK capital.