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Berets, Baguettes, and Beyond

152 pages1 hour


If you love France and are curious about all things French, this book is for you. In it you will find stories exploring the curious histories behind everyday French symbols: From berets to baguettes, and beyond.
You will discover:
•How the baguette got its distinctive shape
•Why the French are represented by a rooster
•Who created the beret-wearing French stereotype
•Why the guillotine was invented
•Why there are gargoyles on Gothic churches
•And much more...

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