Find Out About Italy
by Patricia Borlenghi
Find Out about Italy will take young readers on delightful tours through Italy with vivid descriptions of the land, its history, and its people. A simplified but geographically accurate map of Italy opens up on a gatefold page flap, showing major cities and geographical features. Accompanying the map are facts about Italy's area, population, important rivers, and its location on the globe. Each of the four separate sections in the book have different color page tabs to mark the divisions. The four sections are as follows:
- Part One: Introduction—Takes readers on a journey across Italy, pointing out major cities, places of special interest, and favorite sports and pastimes.
- Part Two: Everyday Life—Kids in Italy attend school and enjoy after-school activities, while the grownups pursue their professions, occupations, and trades.
- Part Three: History and Culture—Readers learn about Italy's political leaders and cultural figures, and visit distinctive landmarks and monuments.
- Part Four: The Language—Readers learn fundamentals of Italian, including phrases for meeting people, finding their way around cities and towns, counting, telling time, and more.
Italy is described from a child’s point of view, and pages are filled with child-friendly color illustrations.
Find out about Italy presents an appealing introduction to Italy, offering interesting facts that describe its people and their culture. This book is entertaining and informative. (Ages 8 and older)
Hardcover w/hidden spiral binding / 64 Pages / 8 x 9 1/4