Author(s): Handicott, Ben, Ryan, Kalya, Linero, Sol,
Date of Publication: 01/09/2020,
Pagination: 112 pages,
Imprint: Wide Eyed Editions,
Published By: Wide Eyed Editions,
Book Classification: General knowledge & trivia (Children's / Teenage), Educational: Geography, Atlases & maps (Children’s/Teenage), Interest age: from c 7 years
Our Wonderful World is an essential addition to the bookshelf of any travel-lover, map-maestro or geography genius.
Spanning the world from Spain to Singapore, Colombia to Canada, Turkey to Tanzania, discover all you need to know about some of the most awesome places on Earth. Geography, history and culture spill from the pages in this luxuriously illustrated treasure-trove of travel knowledge.
Each two-page spread is dedicated to a different country, providing both quick-fire facts and the chance to delve deeper into what makes every nation unique.
Natural wonders, bustling metropolises, storied pasts and cultural icons are all presented in expert detail from experienced explorers Ben Handicott and Kalya Ryan, alongside Sol Linero's eye-popping artwork.
Meet our earliest ancestors in Ethiopia, marvel at Machu Picchu in Peru and visit the floating villages of Cambodia in this colourful guide to 50 fascinating countries.
Each spread includes dozens of spotlighted locations, a timeline of the nation's history and introductions to the people who have helped shape it.
With the expertise of Ben Handicott (Hello Atlas, Atlas of Adventures: Wonders of the World) and Kalya Ryan, alongside the stunning illustrations of Sol Linero (The 50 States, 50 Cities of the U.S.A.), experience the diversity of our world like never before.
Our Wonderful World reimagines what maps can be, providing not just a geographical fact-fest but a vivid insight into the history, culture and wildlife that shape our living world.
It is the perfect gift for young globetrotters and armchair-travellers alike.