Let's Play Sports

by Lonely Planet Kids (Author)

Let's Play Sports
Reading Level: K − 1st Grade

Embark on a fun-filled sporting journey with this lift-the-flap book for young readers. Find famous and lesser-known games and sports from across the continents and learn how children around the world play.

From ice hockey in Canada, baseball in the USA to kabbadi in India - discover interactive surprises and beautiful illustrations on every page. Packed with super-cool artwork and fascinating insights, curious kids aged 3-5+ can explore 8 vibrant sporty scenarios, each set in a different country, with flaps that lift to reveal hidden team uniforms, behind-the-scenes imagery of stadiums and more.

This one-of-a-kind book is a brilliant introduction to the world of sports for children who love to play.

Inside Let's Play Sports: - Interactive lift-the-flap feature that reveals the inside of stadiums, sports equipment and uniforms- 8 scenes of people playing sports from all over the globe, providing a fun glimpse into the awesome ways kids, grown-ups and teams compete in friendly games- Famous and lesser-known games and sports that show how other cultures play together and spend time with one another- Easy-to-understand insights into the history of particular sports and games- Beautifully illustrated to keep curious minds entertained and engaged-

Covers: Canada (winter sports like ice hockey and snowboarding), USA (adventures at a baseball game), Brazil (beach sports like volleyball and beasal), UK (seaside games, crazy golf and skateboarding), Cameroon (soccer and 'stockings'), India (cricket and kabaddi), Australia (water sports like surfing and paddleboarding), New Zealand (touch-rugby and a haka performance)

Let's Play Sports is the latest book in the Lonely Planet Kids' lift-the-flap series following on from A Place Called Home and A Time to Celebrate. Written by Kate Baker and illustrated by Hannar Riordan, this is the perfect book to gift to young minds, showing them how sports and games can bring joy and happiness to life - anywhere in the world. 

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Lonely Planet Kids
Kate Baker is a writer and editor of children's books for all ages on subjects ranging from history and travel, to natural history and mythology. Her books include previous Lonely Planet Kid's titles: A Place Called Home, Love Around the World and Wild in the City.
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Lonely Planet
Publication date
December 05, 2023
Lonely Planet Kids
BISAC categories
JNF052020 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Social Science | Customs, Traditions, Anthropology
JNF054000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Sports & Recreation | General
JNF021000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Games & Activities | General
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