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Our Wonderful World Ben Handicott

Our Wonderful World By Ben Handicott

Our Wonderful World by Ben Handicott


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Summary

Our Wonderful World is an exciting journey through a diverse array of countries, bursting with colour, facts and rich detail that will delight any budding explorer.

Our Wonderful World Summary

Our Wonderful World: Explore the globe with 50 fact-filled maps! by Ben Handicott

Our Wonderful World is an essential addition to the bookshelf of any travel-lover, map-maestro or geography genius. Spanning the world from Spain to Singapore, Colombia to Canada, Turkey to Tanzania, discover all you need to know about some of the most awesome places on Earth.

Geography, history and culture spill from the pages in this luxuriously illustrated treasure-trove of travel knowledge. Each two-page spread is dedicated to a different country, providing both quick-fire facts and the chance to delve deeper into what makes every nation unique. Natural wonders, bustling metropolises, storied pasts and cultural icons are all presented in expert detail from experienced explorers Ben Handicott and Kalya Ryan, alongside Sol Linero's eye-popping artwork.
  • Meet our earliest ancestors in Ethiopia, marvel at Machu Picchu in Peru and visit the floating villages of Cambodia in this colourful guide to 50 fascinating countries.
  • Each spread includes dozens of spotlighted locations, a timeline of the nation's history and introductions to the people who have helped shape it.
  • With the expertise of Ben Handicott (Hello Atlas, Atlas of Adventures: Wonders of the World) and Kalya Ryan, alongside the stunning illustrations of Sol Linero (The 50 States, 50 Cities of the U.S.A.), experience the diversity of our world like never before.

Our Wonderful Worldreimagines what maps can be, providing not just a geographical fact-fest but a vivid insight into the history, culture and wildlife that shape our living world. It is the perfect gift for young globetrotters and armchair-travellers alike.

Our Wonderful World Reviews

'Fifty maps illustrated with pictures, timelines and genuinely fascinating facts, make this large and lavish atlas a book to treasure.' -- Marianne Levy * i news *
A beautiful global tour of our world written in such a way that would inspire travel to foreign lands. * The School Librarian *

About Ben Handicott

Ben Handicott studied linguistics and education before heading off to learn Vietnamese and Mandarin over a number of years living in Asia. On his return home he published travel books for Lonely Planet. His books with Wide-Eyed Editions include Hello Atlas and Atlas of Adventures: Wonders of the World. Ben now looks to pass on his love of travel, food and language to his own children.

Kalya Ryan is a travel-writer known for her work with Lonely Planet, highlighting the world's most unforgettable beaches, museums, festivals and natural wonders. 50 Maps of the World is her first children's book.

SolLinero is a children's book illustrator and graphic designer from Buenos Aires. Her distinctive artwork is filled with rich detail, bright colours and a love for local culture. She has worked for Airbnb, Pottery Barn Kids, Unicef and international magazines such as Oprah, Jamie Oliver, Wired and Scholastic. With Wide-Eyed Editions, Sol has also illustrated the bestselling 50 States series.

Table of Contents

Maps include:

Argentina

Australia and New Zealand

Bolivia

Brazil

Cambodia

Canada

Chile

China

Colombia

Cuba

Egypt

Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

Ethiopia

France

Germany

Greece

Hungary

Iceland

India

Indonesia

Iran

Israel

Italy

Japan

Jordan

Kenya

Korea

Madagascar

Malaysia

Mexico

Morocco

Mozambique

Nepal

The Netherlands

Nigeria

Peru

Philippines

Poland

Russia

Rwanda

Saudi Arabia and UAE

Scandinavia

South Africa

Spain

Switzerland

Thailand

Turkey

UK and Ireland

USA

Vietnam

Additional information

NPB9781786036391
9781786036391
1786036398
Our Wonderful World: Explore the globe with 50 fact-filled maps! by Ben Handicott
New
Hardback
Wide Eyed Editions
2020-09-01
112
N/A
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