Staycation Vacation: The Cities Book

The Cities Book by Lonely PlanetDo you love to travel, but the budget just isn’t there this summer?  Have a staycation and learn about cities around the world with “The Cities Book” from lonely planet kids.  In this book, you can take a journey through 86 of the world’s greatest cities.

Designate a day of your vacation as Vancouver day and read how sushi is mega popular in Vancouver, with over 600 sushi restaurants.  Find a local sushi restaurant and check out this delicacy.  Then you can learn about the longest saltwater swimming pool.  Spend the afternoon at your local swimming pool and see how it might compare to the one in Vancouver.

With 86 different cities in this mega book, you can explore many countries, their food, sports, animals and so much more.  This book is sure to entice your young one to ask and explore even further when they find a country like Addis Ababa or Varanasi.  We’ve got you wondering where they are, don’t we?

About the Book

Do you know where in the world you can buy drinkable gold; why an ‘elephant’s foot’ is one of the most dangerous objects in the world; or where you might have to swim to school? Discover the answers to these questions and loads more mindblowing facts in The Cities Book, where readers aged 8+ are taken on an incredible world tour through 86 of the world’s greatest cities.

cities book interior

Sister title to the bestselling The Travel Book, every page is packed with facts on city living, and gives kids a flavour of what it’s like to grow up in each place featured. From food and festivals, to awesome architecture and amazing history – there’s something for everyone. A mix of wow photography, beautiful illustrations and hand drawn maps bring each page to life. It’s the perfect gift for curious kids everywhere.

About Lonely Planet Kids: From the world’s leading travel publisher comes Lonely Planet Kids, a children’s imprint that brings the world to life for young explorers everywhere. With a range of beautiful books for children aged 5-12, we’re kickstarting the travel bug and showing kids just how amazing our planet can be.