Children's Expedition & Discovery Books

Children's Expedition & Discovery Books

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Bird's Eye View: The Natural World

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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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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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This Is My World

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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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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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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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Alastair Humphreys' Great Adventurers

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by Humphreys, Alastair
Winner of the 2019 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Award's Ordnance Survey Children's Travel Book of the Year Hand-picked by adventurer Alastair Humphreys, this compilation retells the extraordinary journeys undertaken by his personal heroes. These men and women have ventured into space, oceans, deserts and jungles and inspired Alastair's own adventures. They may do the same for you too.
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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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The Explorer

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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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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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Adventures on Earth

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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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Amundsen's Way

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by Grochowicz, Joanna
But how will history view Roald Amundsen? he wonders to himself. Will I be remembered for my dedication, my discipline, my daring deeds? Or only for my deception?
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Ollie and Harry's Marvellous Adventures

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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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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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The Daredevil's Guide to Outer Space

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by Lonely Planet
Five. Four. Three. Two. One. Blast off! Having survived some of the scariest destinations on Earth in 'The Daredevil's Guide to Dangerous Places', Eddie and Junko are off on another epic adventure - this time to outer space. Join our intergalactic explorers as they travel across our Solar System and beyond. Find out what it's like to live on the Moon, visit the International Space Station and fly thro...
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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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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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Horrible Geography: Bloomin' Rainforests

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by Ganeri, Anita
CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF HORRIBLE GEOGRAPHY! Discover where in the world you can hide from vicious vampire bats, spot spiders the size of dinner plates
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Horrible Geography: Earth-Shattering Earthquakes

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by Ganeri, Anita
CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF HORRIBLE GEOGRAPHY! Discover what it takes to be an earthquake expert, learn how to survive when an earthquake hits, and discover how rats and snakes can predict tremors. Filled with hilarious illustrations by Mike Phillips, HORRIBLE GEOGRAPHY is the perfect escapism from miserable maps, rotten rock piles and dire diagrams. Hold tight!
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Horrible Geography: Odious Oceans

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by Ganeri, Anita
CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF HORRIBLE GEOGRAPHY! Discover where in the world you can tuck into a poisonous pufferfish, spot some perilous pirates and explore the savage seabed! Filled with hilarious illustrations by Mike Phillips, HORRIBLE GEOGRAPHY is the perfect escapism from miserable maps, rotten rock piles and dire diagrams. Hold tight!
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Horrible Geography: Raging Rivers

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by Ganeri, Anita
CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF HORRIBLE GEOGRAPHY! Learn all about the weird and wonderful creatures lurking below the river's surface, from the Amazon's crushing anaconda snake and naughty nibbling piranhas to the electric eels that will give you a nasty shock! Snigger as you sneak a peek at the river's sandy bottom! Swim for your life as you reach the edge of the awesome Vict...
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