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The Ordnance Survey Kids Adventure Book

Written by Dr Gareth Moore & Ordnance Survey Leisure Limited

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Crack the code and become an expert map-reader!

July 2021 Book of the Month

The Ordnance Survey Kids’ Adventure Book is an inspiration, guide and introduction to map-reading and navigation that will give both competence and confidence to young explorers. 

Ever since I was a kid, looking at a map has been imagining an adventure. Learning the symbols, colours, abbreviations, lines, dashes and fonts that illustrate an Ordnance Survey map is like cracking a secret code that makes it possible to visualise what is around and beyond. 

In this new Kids’ Adventure Book, OS has made the learning even more fun - packed cover to cover with puzzles, quizzes and tips that will keep the young adventurer in your family (and you!) entertained for days. Then, once they are ready to step out on their first expedition, the book also provides everything they need to know about how best to prepare, deal with difficult weather, injuries - and even where they might go in Britain and what to do if they get lost!  Perfect to equip curious kids aged 8+ with the confidence and skills to explore the outdoors and get adventurous.

 

Kids who love the outdoors will find more inspiration in our collection, A World of Adventure.

 

Greg Hackett

Other Info

Ordnance Survey, the national mapping service for Great Britain, offers an extensive range of over 607 paper maps for walkers, cyclists and families looking to explore the great outdoors. These maps are also available to view, print, or download to your phone via the popular OS Maps app, so you can plan and navigate routes safely.

The Ordnance Survey Kids Adventure Book Synopsis

Want to become an expert map-reader? Want to explore the great outdoors armed with hints and tips from the map creators themselves? Want to test your new-found skills with a host of challenging map puzzles?

Then this is the book for you.

Created by Ordnance Survey, who make all the incredible maps for the whole of the British Isles, this book will teach you how to read a map like an expert, and explore the incredible outdoors. You'll also have the chance to test your skills with map-reading puzzles that'll keep you entertained for hours.

So strap on your boots, pack up your walking essentials, and start your map-reading adventure!

The Ordnance Survey Kids Adventure Book Reader Reviews

In addition to our Lovereading4Kids expert opinion some of our Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title. You can click here to read the full reviews.

This is a brilliant maps book that I am going to take with me on long journeys and use to plan adventures for my family. Full review

Toby Hopwood (Age 9)

So much fun if you love maps, and adventures outdoors! Full review

Sam Briggs (Age 12)

Full of fabulous facts, magnificent maps and a whole lot of fun. Full review

Ellen (Age 12)

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ISBN: 9780241480793
Publication date: 08/07/2021
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Random House Children's UK
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780241480793
Publication date: 8th July 2021
Author: Dr Gareth Moore & Ordnance Survey Leisure Limited
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Random House Children's UK
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 256 pages
Suitable for: 11+ readers, 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Out and About, Geography, Reference Books, Puzzles / Activities
Recommendations: Books of the Month, Reviewed by Children
Collections: A Summer of Adventure - 50 Books to Inspire!,

About Dr Gareth Moore & Ordnance Survey Leisure Limited

Dr Gareth Moore is the best-selling author of The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book, The Mindfulness Puzzle Book, The Times World Atlas Puzzle Book, The Mammoth Book of New Sudoku, Stay Sharp! and many more puzzle and brain-training books.   Ordnance Survey, the national mapping service for Great Britain, offers an extensive range of over 607 paper maps for walkers, cyclists and families looking to explore the great outdoors. These maps are also available to view, print, or download to your phone via the popular OS Maps app, so you can plan and navigate routes safely.

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