Lights...camera...action! Filled with stunning then-and-now photographs and plenty of Tinseltown trivia, Los Angeles Then and Now proves the city is still a star after all these years. A captivating chronicle of history and change in the mecca of glamour and glitz, this tell-all book matches 70 historic images with 70 specially commissioned photos of modern LA, showing the amazing evolution of California's largest city.
Take an eye-opening tour of America! What was the last state to join the Union? What does the state quarter for Alabama look like? What is the state bird of Texas? All the answers are contained in Fifty States: Every Question Answered! With beautiful color photos and an assortment of current and antique maps, this book is a great reference manual for each state’s details of geography, factual details, and ecology.
From the House of Wessex to the House of Windsor, follow the pageant of personalities that have made Great Britain what it is today! Full of color photos and artwork, Kings & Queens of Great Britain: Every Question Answered includes a timeline relating the major events of the kings’ and queens’ reigns, as well as a section dedicated to royal documents, including personal letters, speeches, household inventories, laws, and edicts.
From St. Peter to Pope Francis, the Apostolic Succession has a long and interesting history, and your every question about all 266 popes is answered here! The Popes: Every Question Answered includes facts and details of each pope, from controversies to triumphs to reforms. Full of color photos and artwork, this reference guide includes section on papal bulls and other ecclesiastical documents.
An entertaining and educational overview of our nation’s chief executives from George Washington to Barack Obama! Presidents: Every Question Answered reviews our leaders’ time in office and how their distinct characteristics became evident in the laws and improvements (or regressions) made during their terms. Biographical facts, First Ladies, and the administrative personnel that shared each president’s days are also covered.