This book–the only one of its kind–offers children the expertise and advice they’ll need to plant their flag in the backyard, in the bedroom or online. Kids will be amazed to discover that anyone can do it. Nation-building advice is peppered with examples of events that have shaped countries throughout history, teaching young readers about government, elections, geography and global issues. Backed up with lots of amazing examples of real micronations – some established or ruled by kids – How to Build Your Own Country promises to inspire, entertain and inform young nation-builders. Want to build your very own country from scratch? It’s easy:
Step 1– Stake Out Your Identity
Choose a flag, money and a national anthem. Learn how to put your country’s name on the map.
Step 2– Run the Country
Form a government, constitution, laws and an economy.
Step 3: Meet the Neighbors
Join other nations on the big issues that face the whole world, such as poverty, global warming, security and international aid.
How To Build Your Own Country is part of CitizenKid–A collection of books that inform children about the world and inspire them to be better global citizens.