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Complete Flags of the World: The Ultimate Pocket Guide (Paperback)
Are you learning the flags of the world at school or home? Or do you always wonder which flags belong to which countries at sporting events? This clear guide is what you need!
Flying the flag for countries all over the world, Complete Flags of the World is a comprehensive reference handbook, suitable for readers of all ages. Learn about the history, symbolism, parts, colors, and types of flags, and identify the flags of different nations from around the world – discovering their cultural importance and special meanings along the way.
This is the ultimate educational book of flags, covering more than 400 examples of flags from geography, communications, politics, sport, history, and art. Detailed notes and annotations reveal the flags’ origins and development, and explain the significance of colors, symbols, crests, and coats of arms.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, if you’re a flag fanatic, this handy guide is exactly the reference that you need.
About the Author
DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products. Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO® books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.