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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Darwin's Voyage of Discovery

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by Williams, Jake
Shortlisted for the 2020 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Award's Children's Travel Book of the Year 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...
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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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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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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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Destination: Planet Earth

Hardback
by Nelson, Jo; Clohosy Cole, Tom
Shortlisted for the 2019 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Award's Ordnance Survey Children's Travel Book of the Year Set out on an adventure across Planet Earth, exploring volcanos, valleys, mountains and rivers, and learning about water, weather and earthquakes as you go. This is the ultimate field trip to explore our incredible planet, from its smoking volcanos and coursing rivers to its...
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The Daredevil's Guide to Outer Space

Paperback
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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National Geographic Kids Puzzle Book - Animals: A fact-packed fun book of animal themed puzzles (Puzzle Books)

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by National Geographic Kids
A fact-packed fun book of puzzles Test your knowledge and get thinking with this fact-packed National Geographic Kids fun book of animal themed puzzles. Inside are brain-tickling quizzes as well as number games, crosswords and word searches, with fascinating facts along the way.
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Everest

Hardback
by Francis, Sangma
It is the highest spot on planet Earth, known to many as the roof of the world and the ultimate challenge for mountainclimbing adventurers. Welcome to Mount Everest. Mount Everest is undoubtedly the most famous mountain on Earth. Hundreds of people clamber to its summit every year, following in Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay s footsteps. But there is so much more to this mountain than the people who clim...
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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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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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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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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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