The Big World of Fun Facts


Suitable for children ages 9-12


Want to know which nation is ruled by a dentist-turned-dictator? Where to find taxis shaped like coconuts? And who watches competitive cockroach racing? Then this is the book for you!


The Big World of Fun Facts from Lonely Planet Kids is a bumper book of amazing facts and stories from around the world. From countries, food and folklore to sports, flags, animals and more, this fun and fascinating adventure will boggle your mind.


Themes to explore include:

Nations of the world


Government, politics and the law

People and culture

Life stages

Religion and faith

Food and drink

Holiday and celebrations

School and work

Arts and entertainment

Sports and games

Transportation and communications

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