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Divided into six chapters, the book catalogues some of the wonders of our world. We learn about the location, physical dimensions, history and uses of man-made ancient and modern constructions, and also about the spectacular sights that nature herself has carved on the landscape. Chapter 1Is'world of Wonders'a good book?
It is a very fine book indeed, truly full of wonder." ―New York Times Book Review "It can be helpful to focus on the wonder of the natural world when so much of what is happening around us feels out of our control . . . World of Wonders urges us to take a breath and look around." ―NPR Morning EditionWhat is world of wonders about?
For it is this way with wonder: it requires that we are curious enough to look past the distractions in order to fully appreciate the world's gifts. Warm, lyrical, and gorgeously illustrated by Fumi Nakamura, World of Wonders is a book of sustenance and joy. More Details... To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.What are the natural wonders of the world in Chapter 6?
Chapter 6 The last chapter is dedicated to the world’s natural wonders. The Grand Canyon, in the United States, and the waterfalls of Iguazu, between Argentina and Brazil, Angel Falls in Venezuela, and Victoria Falls, in Africa, are truly remarkable examples of the work of nature.