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Written by Emily Hawkins
Illustrated by Lucy Letherland
Part of the Atlas of SeriesWrite A Review
With over 30 scenes to explore, adventurers 7 years and older will find hundreds of things to spot, with facts about our astonishing planet to learn on every page.
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month November 2020
Nature is full of record-breaking adventures which are brought to life in the detailed and dramatic illustrations that fill every inch of the large scale book. Global in its reach, it is a gold mine of information as it takes readers on a world tour of astonishing achievements. There’s the fastest land animal – the cheetah from Botswana, the hottest place on Earth – Ethiopia, The Longest-erupting Volcano – Italy and many more. Across thirty gloriously bold spreads readers will discover wonderful and surprising facts about all kinds of aspects of the planet.
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Atlas of Record-Breaking Adventures by Emily Hawkins
Journey from one extreme to the other as you turn the page to discover what record-breaker is next. This is a high-octane tour around the world, stopping off at every continent to marvel at natural and human phenomena. From the highest waterfall to the deepest underground city, the largest primate to the smelliest flower, this is an adventure that can't be beaten.
Whether you're exploring the hottest place on Earth in Ethiopia, the world's largest cave in Vietnam, or riding the longest railway across Russia, adventure is all around you in this fun-packed atlas.
Richly detailed illustrations by Lucy Letherland bring every adventure to life - as well as some quirky characters hiding among all the excitement.
Emily Hawkins' expertise provides all you need to know to plan your next adventure - or whisk you there from the comfort of your sofa!
Get ready to meet some incredible record-breakers in this beautifully illustrated compendium of wonders.
Atlas of Record-Breaking Adventures brings together some of the world's most spectacular sights and extraordinary events in a stunningly illustrated addition to the critically acclaimed Atlas of Adventures series.
In the latest addition to the bestselling Atlas of Adventures series, discover the world's most spectacular events, epic migrations and extraordinary behaviours. -- Fiona Noble - The Bookseller, October Previews
Praise for the Atlas of Adventures series:
'It encourages curiosity, understanding and tolerance and nurtures a love of the world around us.' - The Bookbag
'Lucy Letherland's inky illustrations make the book a joy to look at.' - The Guardian, on Atlas of Dinosaur Adventures
'... it is akin to opening up a chest of treasures.' - BooksforTopics, on Atlas of Adventures: Wonders of the World
'Another absolutely gorgeous addition to the Atlas of Adventures series.' - Goodreads, on Atlas of Ocean Adventures
|Publication date:||6th October 2020|
|Publisher:||Wide Eyed Editions|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers, 7+ readers, 9+ readers|
|Genres:||Atlases / Maps, Fascinating Facts, General Non-Fiction, Geography, People / Places, Reference Books, The Natural World|
|Recommendations:||Julia Eccleshare's Picks|
|Collections:||85 Great Non-Fiction Books, A World of Adventure - 50 Books to Inspire!,|
Emily Hawkins is a writer and editor of children's books for all ages. She wrote the New York Times bestseller Oceanology, as well as several other titles in the Ology series, which has sold over 16 million copies worldwide. She holds a first-class English degree from Nottingham University, and now lives in Winchester with her young family.More About Emily Hawkins