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Children's Nonfiction Travel

The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid

by (author) Dylan Thuras & Rosemary Mosco

illustrated by Joy Ang

Publisher
Workman Publishing Co
Initial publish date
Sep 2018
Category
Travel, Adventure & Adventurers, General
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781523503544
    Publish Date
    Sep 2018
    List Price
    $26.95
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781523516148
    Publish Date
    Jul 2022
    List Price
    $19.95

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7

Description

New York Times bestseller, now in paperback!
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.
 

About the authors

Dylan Thuras is the cofounder and creative director of Atlas Obscura.

Dylan Thuras' profile page

Rosemary Mosco is a science communicator, acclaimed cartoonist, and speaker on all things bird. She's the creator of the webcomic Bird and Moon and has authored many science books for young people, including co-authoring the bestselling Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid. She lives in Massachusetts.

Rosemary Mosco's profile page

Joy Ang is an illustrator living in Edmonton who has worked in both the comic and gaming industry. Recently she has been creating art for children’s books as well as self-publishing a comic anthology called The Anthology Project. When she’s not creating art she’s either enjoying board games with friends, reading a graphic novel, or figuring out what her next project might be.

Joy Ang's profile page

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