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Great Ports of the World: From New York to Hong Kong (Hardcover)

Great Ports of the World: From New York to Hong Kong Cover Image
By Mia Cassany, Victor Medina (Illustrator)
Hard to Find (may be out of print - email to check availability)


From the ports of New York and St. Petersburg to London and Barcelona, this fun and informative book offers a unique way of looking at and learning about the busiest ports of the world.

Travel to the world's ports and you'll learn much about a country's people, culture, and industry. Ports are thriving hubs of activity, filled with an endless variety of boats, cargo, and workers. This unique book takes young readers on a journey around the globe's ports and features some of the world's most fascinating destinations. In colorful spreads, readers are given insights into each port city: What are they eating in Hong Kong? What lives on the Nile River? What do the boats of Venice look like? From flora to fauna and from tropical climates to polar regions, this book is packed with vibrant, 1950s-era inspired illustrations. As entertaining as it is educational, this book gives children a window into a new way of seeing the world.

About the Author

MIA CASSANY is an author of children's books living in Barcelona, Spain. Her latest book is Animalkind (Prestel).

VICTOR MEDINA is an illustrator living in Madrid. He was shortlisted for 2017 World Illustration Awards.

Product Details
ISBN: 9783791373553
ISBN-10: 3791373552
Publisher: Prestel Junior
Publication Date: October 2nd, 2018
Pages: 40
Language: English

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