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Sunday 15 September 2019

Review: The Cities Activity Book

Hooray for another sticker activity book from Lonely Planet!

The Cities Activity Book is, like its companion book, The Travel Activity Book, full of fun for young travellers.

Using the same format, The Cities Activity Book features cities from around the world, complete with information about what makes them famous or memorable.

We're told that Brussels, the capital of Belgium, has two official languages (French and Dutch) and is well-known for chocolate, beer, waffles and comic books!

Did you know that Madrid in Spain is home to the biggest fish market in Europe? Or that Vienna was once home to famous composers including Mozart and Strauss?

Activities include designing your own matatu (a colourful minibus) to drive through Nairobi, counting the number of commuters on a Tokyo train, and creating a graffiti mural for a Melbourne brick wall.

Stickers in this book include Dubai skyscrapers which you need to stick on in order of height, and placing iconic buildings onto a map of central Berlin, along the Thames in London, or Venice in Italy.

Find a copy of The Cities Activity Book and see how many of these cities you know and how well you know them.

Title: The Cities Activity Book
Author: Lonely Planet Kids
Publisher: Lonely Planet Kids, $12.99
Publication Date: June 2019
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781788684767
For ages: 6+
Type: Junior non-fiction