Children's Expedition & Discovery Books

Children's Expedition & Discovery Books

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Bird's Eye View: The Natural World

Hardback
by Farndon, John
Imagine yourself in a magical balloon floating high above the world or as a soaring eagle. 'Bird's Eye View: The Natural World' takes you on an amazing aerial journey to show you the world in a way you've never seen it, in a series of spectacular panoramic views, complete with annotated information. Some panoramas fold out, making fabulous wide-frieze pictures as big as a poster.
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Look Inside London

Hardback
by Jonathon Melmot
Take a trip to London with this neat, lift-the-flap information book which explores the UK capital's most famous sites, including Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square and the Tower of London. With lots of things to spot and talk about, including iconic red telephone boxes, red double-decker buses and black cabs.
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This Is My World

Hardback
by Lonely Planet Kids
If you were asked to tell someone on the other side of the world about yourself, where would you start? Perhaps you'd mention your favourite hobbies, the pranks you play on your family, or what you want to be when you grow up. Would you include a selfie or a family photo? A cute snap of your puppy or that awesome shot of you playing your favourite sport? In this fascinating and fun collection, 84 childr...
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The Double Dangerous Book for Boys

Hardback
by Iggulden, Conn
Spark your imagination, forge your own adventures and unearth long-lost skills. In this long-awaited follow-up to his much-loved bestseller, written with his sons Cameron and Arthur, Conn Iggulden presents a brand-new compendium of cunning schemes, projects, tricks, games and tales of extraordinary courage. Whether it’s building a flying machine (keep your temper with this one) or learning how to pick...
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The Illustrated Compendium of Amazing Animal Facts

by Maja Safstrom
An artfully playful collection of unexpected and remarkable facts about animals, illustrated by Swedish artist Maja Safstrom. Did you know that an octopus has three hearts? Or that ostriches can't walk backward? Or that a group of owls is called a parliament, or that they have three eyelids? Sea otters hold hands in their sleep, bees never sleep, and penguins laugh when they're tickled! This char...
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Steve Backshall's Deadly 60

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by Backshall, Steve
Steve Backshall embarks on his most daring adventure yet. He has just six months to travel six continents and find 60 of the deadliest creatures on the planet for the 26-part Children's BBC series of the same name which will air on BBC 1, CBBC, Discovery and Animal Planet channels.
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National Trust: Go Wild at the Seaside

Hardback
by Hawk, Goldie
This pocket-sized adventure guide teaches young adventurers about all the fun you can have at the seaside: what to pack, how to spot sea creatures and wildlife, how to catch a fish and much, much more! Children will also learn exactly what not to do, from getting stung by a jellyfish to getting caught in a rip current. With fun games to play, interesting information about protecting the coastline, and a use...
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Explorers: Amazing Tales of the World's Greatest Adventures

Hardback
by Hawke, Jessamy
Meet famous explorers and adventurers in this exciting non-fiction storybook for children. Venture into steaming jungles in search of lost temples, fight off frostbite in the Arctic, and blast off into space!
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World Explorer Maze Book

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by Muldoon, Eilidh
Discover amazing nature facts from all around the world as you explore these incredible mazes. This beautifully illustrated book brings together more than 75 fun mazes, featuring animals, habitats, weather, and more. You will soon become a real nature explorer as you trace a line through a coral reef, find the right route through the meerkat's burrow, and guide the penguin to its chick.
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The Lonely Planet Kids Travel Book: Mind-Blowing Stuff on Every Country in the World

Hardback
by Lonely Planet
From amazing animals and super sights to fun festivals and fabulous food, The Lonely Planet Kids Travel Book is packed with inspiring photographs and illustrations that will let kids discover amazing facts on every country in the world.
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The Explorer

Paperback
by Rundell, Katherine
Winner of the London Book Fair Children's Travel Book of the Year at the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards 2018 From his seat in the tiny aeroplane, Fred watches as the mysteries of the Amazon jungle pass by below him. He has always dreamed of becoming an explorer, of making history and of reading his name amongst the lists of great discoveries. If only he could land and look about h...
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My Family Travel Map - Australia

Fold-out book or chart
by Lonely Planet Kids
Introduce kids to Australia and help them plan their next family trip with this giant fold-out continental map. Bright and colourful, it unfolds into a detailed poster ready for kids to personalise by adding stickers to mark their family's travels and favourite places. But that's not all! Flipping the map over reveals lots of fun facts to learn along the way.
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My Family Travel Map - North America

Fold-out book or chart
by Lonely Planet Kids
Introduce kids to the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean and get them to help plan their next family trip with this giant fold-out map. Bright and colorful, it unfolds into a detailed poster ready for kids to personalize by adding stickers to mark their family's travels and favorite locations. But that's not all! Flipping the map over reveals lots of fun facts to learn along the way.
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Ancient Wonders - Then & Now

Hardback
by Lonely Planet
Ancient Wonders - Then & Now introduces children to some of history's most famous civilisations and the amazing palaces, temples and buildings they created. In this interactive and fact-filled tour, kids will discover all about each man-made marvel, what it looks like today, and its influence on modern life.
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Ollie and Harry's Marvellous Adventures

Hardback
by Ferguson, Ollie
Sail a toy ship across the ocean... Build an igloo... Ollie and Harry Ferguson did it-and you can too! Starting with a list of 500 "adventures", the Scottish brothers set out to live life to its fullest. They've photographed the sea floor, launched a plastic toy into space, mummified fish and tracked wild animals; they've gone magnet fishing and camping; and they've sailed aboard a deep-sea diving vessel an...
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Darwin's Voyage of Discovery

Hardback
by Williams, Jake
A wonderful celebration of history's most remarkable journey; published to celebrate 160 years of Charles Darwin's ground-breaking text on evolution: On The Origin of Species Step on-board The Beagle and follow the remarkable journey that inspired almost all modern-day knowledge of the natural world. From England to Cape Verde, Brazil to the Galapagos, Tahiti to Australia; discover the wildlife of Charles D...
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Take Me To Museums: The Young Explorer's Guide to Every Museum in the World

Paperback
by Richards, Mary
Make every museum trip a new adventure! Here is the first in an exciting new series of guided journals for children aged 7–12. Take Me To Museums is the first book in an exciting new series of guided journals for young explorers. With its stylish design, zingy illustrations and handy size to pop in a bag, it’s a must-have accompaniment to every museum or gallery visit. The book is divided into five ...
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British Museum Press Out and Decorate: Ancient Egypt

Board book
by McLelland, Kate
From sarcophaguses to scarab beetles and canopic jars to crocodiles, this book features 20 unique, intricately foiled designs that can be slotted together to create 3D ornaments or threaded together to make an amazing amulet garland. These press-out pieces are stunning in white and gold foil, but look even better as a colourful collection of ancient Egyptian decorations.
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Children Who Changed the World: Incredible True Stories About Children's Rights!

Hardback
by Williams, Marcia
Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Rights of the Child and the amazing children who have stood up for them all over the world. From the heroes familiar to everyone, such as Malala Yousafzai, to the amazing activists you might not have heard of, like Baruani Ndume, the teenager who gave a voice to fellow refugee children in Tanzania, discover the incredible true stories of child activists. An inspi...
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Adventures on Earth

Hardback
by Tyler, Simon
Graphic illustrator Simon Tyler explores the extremes of our planet - and the people who venture there - in his bold and colourful style Following on from the magnificent 'Adventures in Space', comes a compendium on a topic closer to home - our planet, the Earth. Learn about the highest and deepest, hottest and coldest places on Earth - travel to the extremes of our environment. Discover the world's most...
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