Atlas of Record Breaking / Ocean Adventures
Atlas of Record-Breaking Adventures (Hardback) Reading age 7 - 12 years & Adults.
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.
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!
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. Get ready to meet some incredible record-breakers in this beautifully illustrated compendium of wonders.
Praise for the Atlas of Adventures series:
‘It encourages curiosity, understanding and tolerance and nurtures a love of the world around us.’ – The Bookbag, on Atlas of Adventures
‘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
Atlas of Ocean Adventures (Hardback) Reading age 7 - 9 years & Adults.
A Collection of Natural Wonders, Marine Marvels and Undersea Antics from Across the Globe
Set your spirit of adventure free with this journey to the world's great oceans, discovering the diversity of life that exists in the deep blue sea.
Whether you're travelling long haul with leatherback turtles across the Pacific, snoozing with sea otters or ice bathing with a walrus, this book celebrates the very prescient topic of the world's oceans with LucyLetherland's animal characters.
Each section begins with an infographic map of the ocean it explores - Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Southern and Arctic - followed by richly detailed two-page spreads exploring its depths and the denizens within, as well as seabirds, coral reefs and shoreline critters. Discover saltwater crocodiles lurking in the Andaman Islands, hammerheads gathering in the Atlantic, and the awe-inspiring colossal squid that calls the Ross Sea home.
Lucy Letherland's illuminating artwork shows how these oceans teem with life, forming part of complex and fascinating ecosystems, all in a quirky, characterful style.
Interesting facts and figures pepper the scenes. Did you know that spinner dolphins can swim up to 400 kilometres a day? Or that some sea snails can grow up to half a metre long? Or that in the deepest depths, fish can glow in the dark? A natural history lesson in an adventure book, each spread features 10 captions and and facts about every destination. The 5th title in the best-selling Atlas of Adventures series that has now been translated into 31 languages. A 'Can you find?' page at the back challenges you to explore the pages even deeper by locating the pictured scenes and scene-stealers.
Children and adults alike will be amazed by the incredible creatures that await in the world's oceans.
Illustrated by Lucy Letherland, Author Emily Hawkins, 96 pages, 277 x 377 x 15mm