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14 Fun Facts About the River Thames: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / Europe, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Weather
The River Thames has a colorful history. It was a river highway before railways and roads were built. It brought flood, disease and death to thousands of Londoners. Today it contains over 80 islands, 200 bridges, 20 tunnels, 45 locks, six public ferries and one ford. Yet it still reminds us of its history with an average of one body a week being found in its waters. Find out more in this fun book.
14 Fun Facts About the Seine River
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.), Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / Europe
The Seine River is a slow moving river. It begins 1545 feet (471 metres) above sea level and runs 482 miles (776 kilometres) in its journey to the English Channel. Once a major trade route, it is navigable by ocean going ships. The Seine has been subject to monster tides, and great feats of architecture. Its source is a place of worship and its basin was one of the earliest areas settled by man.
Hercules In Paris
Series: Adventures of Hercules. Price: Free! Words: 360. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / Europe, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dogs
Learn about major world cities through the Adventures of Hercules. Join Hercules the puppy as he travels around the world seeing the sights and exploring via the photo fantasy artwork of Lisa E. Jobe. This is a fun and unique way for children to become introduced to geography, art, architecture, and world heritage. Each book covers a different city. Start in Paris and follow his adventures.