Lonely Planet Not-For-Parents New York: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know (Paperback)

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Introducing Lonely Planet s brand new "Not for Parents" series
This is not a guidebook. And it s definitely 'not-for-parents'. It is the real inside story about one of the world s most famous cities New York. In this book you ll hear fascinating tales about towering skyscrapers and deep subways, a naked cowboy, and the Yankees loudest fans.
Check out cool stories about hot dogs and snapping alligators, bulls in the stock exchange and sports on the street. You ll find superheroes, famous battles, cops, cooks, and millions of rats.
Which lady moved to New York from Paris in 350 pieces?Did Martians really invade New York in 1938?Which skyscraper was meant to double as an airship dock?Would you like to spend a night inside an elephant?
This book shows you a New York your parents probably don t even know about. Featuring over 12,000 words and 400 photos, maps and illustrations, Lonely Planet s new Not for Parents: New York City opens up a world of intriguing stories and fascinating facts about one of the world s most exciting cities.
Be sure to also check out Not for Parents Paris, Rome and London, as well as the Not for Parents Travel Book a journey through every country in the world.

Product Details ISBN-10: 1742208150
ISBN-13: 9781742208152
Published: Lonely Planet, 10/01/2011
Pages: 96
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 8
Maximum Age: 12
Minimum Grade Level: 3rd Grade
Maximum Grade Level: 7th Grade