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"Hey kids: Geography can be fun! At least when it involves an illustrated guide to 100 magical destinations, including the Waitomo Glowworm Caves of New Zealand and South Africa’s Boulders Penguin Colony.
Just don’t blame us if next year the little ones ask for a round-trip ticket to Ethiopia’s Lava Lakes."
— The Washington Post
“Curiosity is both a must and a given. One delectable sampler of wonders, there for the asking.”
“This unique atlas impresses the interconnectedness of the world upon readers, stoking their sense of respect, wonder, and opportunity.”
— Booklist,Starred Review
For Ages 8 - 12, or really any age!
The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid is a thrilling, imaginative expedition to 100 of the most surprising, mysterious, and weird-but-true places on Earth. It is no surprise that it is a New York Times bestseller.
For curious kids, this is the chance to embark on the journey of a lifetime, and see how faraway countries have more in common than one might expect!
The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid lets one hopscotch from country to country in a chain of connecting attractions: Explore Mexico’s glittering cave of crystals, then visit the world’s largest cave in Vietnam.
Peer over a 355-foot waterfall in Zambia, then learn how Antarctica’s Blood Falls got their mysterious color. Or see mysterious mummies in Japan and France, then majestic ice caves in both Argentina and Austria.
As you climb mountains, zip-line over forests, and dive into oceans, this book is your passport to a world of hidden wonders, illuminated by gorgeous art.
Format: New, Hardcover
Published: September 18, 2018
Publisher: Workman Publishing Co.
Dimensions: 12" inches H x 0.25" inches D x 9" inches W
Weight: 2 pounds before shipping
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Dylan Thuras is the cofounder and creative director of Atlas Obscura.
Rosemary Mosco is a science communicator and acclaimed cartoonist. She is the author of the graphic novel Solar System: Our Place in Space and the web comic Bird and Moon. She lives in Massachusetts.