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The flag book / Moira Butterfield.


Flags are all around us. Every country has one, and they can be spotted flying from buildings, fluttering from ship masts, and waving during celebrations and sporting events. But have you ever wondered what they mean? This fact-packed guide takes you around the world, flag by flag, to discover what the colors, patterns, and symbols say about each country, its history, and its people. Perfect for budding vexillologists everywhere!

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781788683104
  • ISBN: 1788683102
  • Physical Description: 184 pages : color illustrations, maps (some color) ; 31 cm.
  • Publisher: Oakland, California : Lonely Planet Kids, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"The amazing stories behind the world's flags." -- Cover.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What are flags for? -- Speaking in flag -- Flag designs -- Coats of arms -- North and Central America -- Pirate flags -- South America -- Africa -- Ships and airplanes -- International flag signals -- Europe -- The world's oldest flags -- Semaphore flags -- Asia -- Flag record breakers -- Flag tales -- Australia and Oceania -- Sports flags -- International flags.
Target Audience Note:
Subject: Flags > Miscellanea > Juvenile literature.
Flags > Juvenile literature.

Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Prince Rupert Library.


  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Prince Rupert Library J 929.92 Butt (Text) 33294002097228 Juvenile Non-Fiction Volume hold Checked out 2024-07-05

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