The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid
by Dylan Thuras; Rosemary Mosco; Atlas Obscura
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Pub Date 18 Sep 2018 | Archive Date 18 Sep 2018
The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid is a thrilling expedition to 100 of the most surprising, mysterious, and weird-but-true places on earth.
For curious kids, this is the chance to embark on the journey of a lifetime—and see how faraway countries have more in common than you might expect! Hopscotch from country to country in a chain of connecting attractions: Explore Mexico’s glittering cave of crystals, then visit the world’s largest cave in Vietnam. Peer over a 355-foot waterfall in Zambia, then learn how Antarctica’s Blood Falls got their mysterious color. Or see mysterious mummies in Japan and France, then majestic ice caves in both Argentina and Austria.
As you climb mountains, zip-line over forests, and dive into oceans, this book is your passport to a world of hidden wonders, illuminated by gorgeous art.
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Average rating from 38 members
I loved the adult version of this book, which took readers to some of the quirkiest, most bizarre locations in the world, so I was thrilled to see a version for younger readers. Like it’s big sister, this book is filled with descriptions of odd and creepy places, with colorful illustrations that will grab a young reader’s attention. This is going on my must purchase book for my library’s 2018 -2019 budget
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