Not-For-Parents New York City


by Lonely Planet (Author)

Book Cover for Not-For-Parents New York City

   Book 5   
Pages: 8

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, 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 reveals a New York City your parents probably don't even know about. Featuring over 12,000 words and 400 photos, maps and illustrations, 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.

Lonely Planet Not For Parents Series—Summary and Book Order


Series: Lonely Planet Not For Parents
Reading level: 8+
Books in series: 17
Read in order? No
Next release: Finished
Tags: non fiction  culture  historical  adventure 

 Print series book list

Books in series order


1.   The Not-For-Parents Travel Book  (2011)
2.   Not-For-Parents Rome  (2011)
3.   Not-For-Parents London  (2011)
4.   Not-For-Parents Paris  (2011)
5.   Not-For-Parents New York City  (2011)
6.   Not-For-Parents Great Britain  (2012)
7.   Not-For-Parents China  (2012)
8.   Not-For-Parents Australia  (2012)
9.   Not-For-Parents USA  (2012)
10.   Not-For-Parents Africa  (2013)
11.   Not-For-Parents South America  (2013)
12.   Not-For-Parents Europe  (2013)
13.   Not-For-Parents Asia  (2013)
+   Extreme Planet  (2012)
+   How to be a World Explorer  (2012)
+   The Real Wonders of the World  (2013)
+   How to be a Dinosaur Hunter  (2013)