Scotland (Country Guides, with Benjamin Blog and his Inquisitive Dog Series)

Scotland (Country Guides, with Benjamin Blog and his Inquisitive Dog Series)


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Join intrepid explorer Benjamin Blog and his inquisitive dog Barko Polo as they travel to one of the world's most fascinating countries: Scotland! The book includes chapters on Scottish history, geography, cities, people, and food, as well as visiting some of the most famous places of this unique country, such as Edinburgh Castle and Loch Ness.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781410968586
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Series: Country Guides, with Benjamin Blog and his Inquisitive Dog Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: NC760L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

About the Author

Anita Ganeri is an award-winning author of information books for children. Educated at Cambridge University, she has written more than 300 books, including the best-selling 'Horrible Geography' series (Scholastic Children's Books) which won a 2009 Blue Peter Book Award. She writes widely on animals and the natural world. A recent title for Raintree, A Day in the Life of Rainforest Animals: Capybara, has been shortlisted for a Maryland Blue Crab Award 2012. Anita lives in the north of England with her husband, children and assorted pets.

Table of Contents

Welcome to Scotland! 4

Story of Scotland 6

Mountains, Islands, Lochs, and Glens 8

City Streets 12

Fáiltel 14

Time for Dinner 20

Golf Courses and Curling 22

From Oil Rigs to Fish Farms 24

And Finally 26

Scotland Fact File 28

Scotland Quiz 29

Glossary 30

Find Out More 31

Index 32

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