Children's Expedition & Discovery Books

Children's Expedition & Discovery Books

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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

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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Alastair Humphreys' Great Adventurers

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by Humphreys, Alastair
Hand-selected by Alastair Humphreys, read about the incredible journeys undertaken by twenty of the most heroic and impressive explorers who ever lived, including Ibn Battuta (14th-century explorer); Apsley Cherry-Garrard (a member of Scott's Antarctic expedition); Michael Collins (Apollo Moon mission astronaut) and Nellie Bly (who travelled round the world in less than 80 days).
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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

Hardback
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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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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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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Build a Rocket

Hardback
by Graham, Ian
An interactive non-fiction title. One element is a book full of facts on space and space exploration. The other is a set of pre-cut cardboard pieces in a slide-out box. These slot together to create a replica of the Saturn V rocket, one of the largest and most powerful rockets ever invented.
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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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Great Explorers Atlas

Hardback
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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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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What is Where in the World - Planet Earth as You've Never Seen it Before

Hardback
by DK
Take a unique tour of Planet Earth and find out what goes where in the world. What's Where in the World is a unique visual encyclopaedia of what's where in this world of ours.
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My Family Travel Map - Australia

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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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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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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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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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The Earth Book: A World of Exploration and Wonder

Hardback
by Litton, Jonathan
Shortlisted for a 2018 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Award. Welcome to a world of wonders! In this enormous book about the Earth there is so much to explore! Readers can marvel at the physical planet, travel back in time to primordial Earth, explore all branches of the tree of life, discover habitats from oceans to deserts, learn how the weather works and take a tour of the human pla...
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Discovery Globe: Build-Your-Own Globe Kit

Hardback
by Gray, Leon
Make your own globe and discover more about the people and places on it with this stylish kit, containing all the pieces for an easy-to-make spinning model plus a highly-illustrated atlas. The sturdy card globe features icons labelling everything from natural wonders to famous faces, topics which can then be explored in more detail in the atlas. As well as referring closely to the model globe, the atlas cov...
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