Children's Expedition & Discovery Books

Children's Expedition & Discovery Books

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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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Great Voyages: Daring Adventurers From James Cook to Gertrude Bell

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by Patterson, Deborah
Discover the world through the eyes of the greatest explorers in history. Find out how the world was first circumnavigated by a slave and how travellers overcame the challenge of not having enough to eat and drink whilst travelling through unknown territory. Experience the excitement of seeing a new land for the first time, tasting new fruits and discovering new animals. From Marco Polo and Magellan to Shac...
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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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My Family Travel Map - Europe

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by Lonely Planet Kids
Introduce kids to Europe 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 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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My Family Travel Map - North America

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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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Great Explorers Atlas

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by Francaviglia, Riccardo
Since the beginning of time, man has felt the need to travel and explore more of the world around him. Some of these expeditions have become fundamental stages in the history of humankind. Little is known, however, of what led certain courageous men to leave, set sail or join wandering caravans, challenging the unknown to go where no one else had ever dared. And little is known about their human journeys, t...
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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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Around the World in 50 Ways

Paperback
by Lonely Planet Kids
Set off from London and travel across the globe. Then try to make it back! In Lonely Planet Kids' Around the World in 50 Ways, kids choose their favourite routes and transportation, from tuk-tuks and sleds, to steamboats and hot-air balloons. They'll visit famous cities and exotic, far-flung places - and learn amazing facts about each destination along the way. But they'll need to be careful: not every path...
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Destination: Planet Earth

Hardback
by Clohosy Cole, Tom
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 tallest mountains and deepest valleys. Packed with epic facts and breathtaking illustrations, this journey of discovery is the perfect...
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The Bacteria Book: Gross Germs, Vile Viruses, and Funky Fungi

Hardback
by Mould, Steve
Meet the bacteria, viruses, and other germs and microbes that are all around, but too small for us to see. Learn how they keep us and our world running. What do a squid that glows, fungus that grows, and tiny creatures in the soil under your toes all have in common? They're all part of the world of microbiology!
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13 1/2 Incredible Things You Need to Know About Everything

Hardback
by DK
Learn something about everything and discover the world as you've never seen it before with exploded images of everyday objects from cars and skeletons to pianos and chocolate! Each image has 13 mind-blowing facts plus a little myth-buster that takes young readers on an incredible factual adventure. Did you know that if you shaved a tiger its skin is stripy? Or that your skeleton replaces itself every 10 ye...
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Do You Know About Space?: Amazing answers to more than 200 awesome questions!

Hardback
by DK
Amazing answers to more than 200 awesome space questions! Do You Know About Space? takes the reader on a galactic journey to answer all the probing questions children ask about space. What is a shooting star? Why is Jupiter stripy? Is anyone else out there? Featuring the most amazing space pictures from NASA, as well as the latest space news, this is a book perfect for young space fans as well as children n...
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The Boy Who Biked the World – Part One: On the Road to Africa

Paperback
by Alastair Humphreys
The Boy who Biked the World – Part One: On the Road to Africa is a children’s book telling the story of Tom overcoming his fears and setting off on an epic adventure to become the boy who biked the world!
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How to Be a Space Explorer: Your Out-of-this-World Adventure

Hardback
by Lonely Planet
Everything young explorers needs to know to travel in space, covering what life in zero gravity is like, how to find your way around the solar system, and the all-important question of how to pee in a spacesuit! Unique illustrations take kids to the heart of the action and amazing photos show what the universe is really like. Incredible stories of real-life space exploration for kids aged 8 and up, by autho...
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Adventures in Famous Places Activity Book

Paperback
by Lonely Planet Kids
A world of adventures awaits young readers aged 3 years and up, with this sticker activity book showing kids the incredible sights and diverse environments of planet earth. Over 250 stickers and activities take kids on a non-stop tour of famous places. Real world locations are brought to life with humour, great photos and illustrations and remarkable facts about some of the world’s famous places, from the W...
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Lonely Planet Adventures Around the Globe

Paperback
by Lonely Planet
Adventures Around the Globe is Lonely Planet’s special edition sticker atlas which follows on from the popular Adventures In… series of activity books. It is packed full of maps, activities and over 250 stickers.
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Lonely Planet Not for Parents How to be a Dinosaur Hunter

Hardback
by Lonely Planet
Aimed solely at children, the Not For Parents How to be a Dinosaur Hunter – your globe-trotting, time-travelling guide - will lead children to remote corners of the world and show them where and how to find dinosaur remains, ranging from bones and teeth to eggs and footprints. It will also take them far back into Earth’s prehistoric past to find out when, where and how dinosaurs lived.
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Lonely Planet Not for Parents Asia: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

Paperback
by Lonely Planet
Asia - Not For Parents by Lonely Planet is not a guidebook. And it's definitely 'not-for-parents'. It is the real inside story about one of the world's most exciting continents - Asia. In this book you'll hear fascinating tales about Samurai warriors and Bollywood legends, fabulous carpets, explosive volcanoes, and modern-day pirates. Check out cool stories about hunting with golden eagles, dog astronauts, ...
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Lonely Planet Not for Parents South America: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

Paperback
by Lonely Planet
South America - Not For Parents by Lonely Planet is not a guidebook. And it's definitely 'not-for-parents'. It is the real inside story about one of the world's most colorful continents - South America. In this book you'll hear fascinating tales about wrestling ladies and man-eating fish, lost cities, intrepid explorers, and remarkable survivals. Check out cool stories about the real Robinson Crusoe, a navy...
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