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Cartographica Helvetica (EN)

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Diccon Bewes, Dina Christ, Nicolas Carpi

 

Ever heard of the Röstigraben?

Did you know, Switzerland fits into Germany eight times ... but 232 times into China? Where did Ulrich Zwingli live?  What does Switzerland do to combat climat change? Are cuckoo clocks really from Switzerland? Where was the Red Cross founded?

 

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Cartographica Helvetica

A young explorer's atlas of Switzerland

Ever heard of the Röstigraben? Did you know, Switzerland fits into Germany eight times ... but 232 times into China? Where did Ulrich Zwingli live?  What does Switzerland do to combat climat change? Are cuckoo clocks really from Switzerland? Where was the Red Cross founded?

This is the children's atlas about Switzerland, that answers all the questions that curious young minds might have! Learn intresting and amusing facts about this small country and its inhabitants. Exciting and current topics like the country's languages, inventions, energy consumption or tourism and much more will be brought to life with maps and infographics, making this diverse country in the heart of Europe accessible. The 20 especially made maps in this book promise a lively, entertaining and intensive journey. 

The following themes are covered:

Geography, population & language, war & peace, ecology, food, agriculture, tourism & transport, history, tradition, money, politics, religion, clichés, foreigners, Swiss cantons and inventions.

Children's non-fiction book for 8 years and above

 

  • Cool statistics and fun facts
  • 20 beautifully illustrated maps
  • The perfect gift for a curious child 
  • High-quality product with age-appropriate content
More Information
Author Diccon Bewes
Illustrator CinCin Studio
ISBN 9783038691150
Pages 80
Dimensions 28 x 33.5 cm

Authors

Diccon Bewes

Diccon Bewes grew up in Hampshire. After graduating from international relations studies, he travelled around the world for 18 months and began writing about his adventures. He then worked for Lonely Planet for ten years, and then came to Switzerland, where he worked as a bookseller for Stauffacher's English bookshop in Bern. He is now a full-time writer and a Switzerland expert.

Illustrators

CinCin Studio

Dina Christ and Nicola Carpi met while studying visual communication at the Bern University of the Arts. More than ten years ago, they founded their graphic design studio CinCin Konzept und Gestaltung. They live in Berne and are parents of a little boy.

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